"I want to live" Julia sings in the first act just when she meets Romeo. Shortly afterwards, the couple realizes that they each belong to a noble family that is at odds with each other. They secretly marry with the hope that the families will be reconciled. Romeo and Juliet is the story of two young lovers and their initially doomed love, a story about the consequences of immature blind passion, about hatred and prejudice. PARTICIPANTS Romeo - Joachim Bäckström Julia - Susanna Stern Count Capulet - Anton Eriksson Gertrud - Ethel Schelin Brother Lorenzo / The Duke of Verona - Bengt Krantz ORCHESTRA Grand Piano - Bo Wannefors Violin - Maj Kullberg Ölgaard Cello - Viktor Nordliden PRODUCTION TEAM Music editing Worgen Scenography, costume - Marcus Olson Candles - Marcus Granqvist Lyrics processing and direction - Wilhelm Carlsson AUTHORS Music - c Libretto - Jules Barbier, Michel Carré. Based on a play by William Shakespeare. Translation - Karl Sjunnesson Produced by Malmö Opera and the Riksteatern in collaboration with Musik i Syd and the Swedish Choir Association.
Sep 18, 2014,