Jun'21 - Jun'21
 Cancelled
Languages:  FrenchSurtitles:   Hungarian, English
Jun'210103

Venue details

Eiffel Art Studios , Budapest Vizafogó u. 2 1138 Hungary

Full Production Cast & Crew

Cast & Crew

Conductor
Stage director
Costume designer
Set designer
Dramaturge
Chorus master

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About the work

Goethe dashed out The Sorrows of Young Werther in all of six weeks. The novel, which relates, through a series of letters, the hopeless love of a young poet who chooses death to escape his torments, became an immediate best seller, at a stroke both catapulting its author to fame and launching the Werther cult: women perfumed themselves with Eau de Werther, Werther attire was hawked to men, while a noticeable spike in suicides ensued across Germany. With exquisite sensitivity, Jules Massenet found the musical and dramatic language to transform the German epistolary novel into one of the most heart-wrenching love stories in the operatic literature.
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