Franz Schreker's The Stigmatized (Die Gezeichneten) from LA Opera
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The last date listed for The Stigmatized (Die Gezeichneten) was Saturday April 24, 2010 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
- Full Price:
- $64.00 - $117.00
- Our Price:
- $45.00 - $94.00
Though the Mariinsky Ballet, formerly known as the Kirov, has been an institution in Russia since… More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Colin
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If you go rarely to the opera, this will be a challenging work. Even for a fan like me, the music takes some patience, but it was an event worth attending and well sung. More appropriate staging would have made the opera easier to enjoy. The seats provided were excellent; almost in the center of the front balcony. Great value.
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The music of this opera is quite dissonant a la Schoenberg. It took time to get used to it. The story is intense and rather dark as far as human behavior is concerned. But I I found it intriguing. The sets and lighting are spectacular. And the...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“…vacillates between melodies of Mediterranean grace and textures of otherworldly complexity…One scene melts into another with cinematic ease.” —The New Yorker
“affecting and sympathetic” —The New York Times (on Robert Brubaker in the role of Alviano in the Salzburg Festival performance of Die Gezeichneten)
An unlikely love triangle plays out amidst a group of decadent nobles, who are marked by lust, branded by depravity and stigmatized for their own unspeakable acts. The mystery of the paradise garden island, with its secret love grotto, climaxes in a shocking revelation. This voluptuously evocative work springs to vivid life under the baton of James Conlon and stage direction of the internationally celebrated Ian Judge. Anja Kampe, (Fidelio, Il Tabarro and Die Walküre) takes the part of the work’s main love interest, Carlotta. Robert Brubaker makes his LA Opera debut as the tortured Alviano. Returning LA Opera favorites are James Johnson (The Dwarf and The Birds), and Martin Gantner (Tannhäuser).
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