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Season 2022/2023

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Georg Friedrich Händel

Rinaldo

Dramma per musica in three acts
Text by Giacomo Rossi after a scenario by Aaron Hill based on the epic The Liberated Jerusalem by Torquato Tasso
Cooperation with Zurich Opera and Theater Dortmund
In Italian with surtitles

Oper
Premiere 12.11.2022
Location Großer Saal Musiktheater

Dates 2022/2023

Saturday, 12. November 2022
19:30

19:00 Uhr Einführung
Friday, 18. November 2022
19:30

19:00 Uhr Einführung
Thursday, 24. November 2022
19:30

19:00 Uhr Einführung
Tuesday, 29. November 2022
19:30

19:00 Uhr Einführung
Saturday, 10. December 2022
17:00
Saturday, 17. December 2022
19:30
Thursday, 12. January 2023
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19:30
Monday, 23. January 2023
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19:30
Sunday, 12. February 2023
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19:30
Tuesday, 14. February 2023
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19:30
Saturday, 18. February 2023
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19:30

Information

When Christian warriors set out to free Jerusalem from the power of the Saracens, their plans are thwarted by the enemy King Argante and the sorceress Armida. The crusader Rinaldo is particularly hard hit when his lover Almirena is kidnapped by Armida and the sorceress in the form of Almirena tries to seduce him. Will Rinaldo be able to resist these magical powers?

With Rinaldo, Händel presented himself as an opera composer for the first time in London in 1711. And so he did everything he could to ensnare his audience with his music when he created one of his richest scores here. Jens-Daniel Herzog's production, which has already ensured sold-out theaters in Dortmund, Bonn and Zurich, approaches the old story with a finely ironic wink, without betraying the sincerity of the emotions surrounding Handel's characters to superficial entertainment.


Cast

Goffredo, General der christlichen Armee
Céline Akçağ
Almirena, seine Tochter
Fenja Lukas
Rinaldo, ein christlicher Held
Angela Simkin
Eustazio, Goffredos Bruder
Alois Mühlbacher
Argante, König von Jerusalem, Geliebter Armidas
Adam Kim
Armida, Zauberin, Königin von Damaskus
Ilona Revolskaya
Ein christlicher Magier
Sophie Kidwell
Herold
Conor Prendiville
Eine Frau
N. N.
Zwei Sirenen
Tina Josephine Jaeger
Hanyi Jang

Mitglieder der OÖ. Tanzakademie
Statisterie des Landestheaters Linz
Bruckner Orchester Linz