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NationaltheaterMunich, Bavaria, Germany
January 05 19:00, January 09 19:00, January 12 19:30
Bavarian State Opera
Daniele CallegariConductor
Jürgen RoseDirector, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Carmen GiannattasioSopranoNorma
Angela BrowerMezzo-sopranoAdalgisa
Joseph CallejaTenorPollione
Vlada BorovkoSopranoClotilde
Mika KaresBassOroveso
Freddie de TommasoBassFlavio
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Bayerisches Staatsorchester

A grand decorative opera on the one hand: ancient saga! War between Rome and Gaul, but Norma is also a psychologically fine-grained chamber play about a highly complex woman in the throes of terrible conflicts: Norma, high priestess of the Druids and mistress of the Roman proconsul Pollione. When she is betrayed, this "Casta Diva", this "chaste goddess" is determined to take revenge. It all ends terribly: a love-death burning at the stake! The madness, ecstasy and beauty of total bel canto!

Carmen Giannattasio (Norma) © Wilfried Hösl
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