Semele

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  •  – Monika Rittershaus
    Monika Rittershaus

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  • Allan Clayton (Jupiter), Nicole Chevalier (Semele) – Monika Rittershaus
    Monika Rittershaus

    Allan Clayton (Jupiter), Nicole Chevalier (Semele) – Monika Rittershaus

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    Monika Rittershaus

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    Monika Rittershaus

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  • Nicole Chevalier (Semele), Katarina Bradić (Ino), Ezgi Kutlu (Juno) – Monika Rittershaus
    Monika Rittershaus

    Nicole Chevalier (Semele), Katarina Bradić (Ino), Ezgi Kutlu (Juno) – Monika Rittershaus

  •  – Monika Rittershaus
    Monika Rittershaus

    – Monika Rittershaus

  •  – Monika Rittershaus
    Monika Rittershaus

    – Monika Rittershaus

Jupiter, the father of the gods, falls in love with Semele, the beautiful daughter of the king, just as she falls in love with him. Semele desires nothing more than to experience him in his true form: Only when he shows himself to her in all his divinity does she feel truly equal to him. Jupiter’s jealous spouse, Juno, only adds fuel to the fire of Semele’s ambition—but this leads her to ruin. The mortal Semele has nothing to protect her from Jupiter's searing presence. Semele must perish, while Jupiter goes on…

Barrie Kosky shows the gods to be just as entangled as human beings in the rules they have created for themselves, thus bringing gods and humans closer together.

3 h 30 min, intermission included

Artists/Collaborators: Alessandro Carletti (Licht), David Cavelius (Chöre), Barrie Kosky (Inszenierung), Natacha Le Guen de Kerneizon (Bühnenbild), N.N. (Musikalische Leitung), Carla Teti (Kostüme), Johanna Wall (Dramaturgie), N.N. (Cadmus, König von Theben), N.N. (Semele, seine Tochter), N.N. (Ino, ihre Schwester), N.N. (Athamas, Prinz von Böotien), N.N. (Jupiter, König der Götter), N.N. (Juno, seine Frau), N.N. (Iris, ihre Vertraute), N.N. (Somnus, Gott des Schlafes/Priester), Chorsolisten der Komischen Oper Berlin, Es spielt das Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin.

Runtime: Thu, 27/04/2023 to Tue, 06/06/2023

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