Frühlings Erwachen

31 January 2015

Tonight Owain is appearing as Moritz on Benoît Mernier’s Frühlings Erwachen at the Minard Schouwburg in Gent. This is the first revival of Mernier’s opera based on the play by Frank Wedekind which was premiered at La Monnaie in 2013.

Frühlings Erwachen - 31 January 2015

Guy Joosten’s direction updates the dark story to a more contemporary setting and the subject matter is as relevant today as it was when the play was first performed at the end of the nineteenth century. The orchestra for the performance is provided by the Spectra ensemble directed by Filip Rathé.

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