Schelm, halt fest! from Der Freischütz by Johanni van Oostrum & Ying Fang | Dutch National Opera

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Sung by sopranos Ying Fang and Johanni van Oostrum. With the playful addition of The Red One by actor Odin Lund Biron, this is a version of Der Freischütz like you have never seen before!

Friedrich Kind, after Der Freischütz by August Apel
New (English) dialogues by Kirill Serebrennikov and Arseniy Fariatiev

Musical direction – Patrick Hahn
Direction and set design – Kirill Serebrennikov
Co-direction and choreography – Evgeny Kulagin
Costume designers – Kirill Serebrennikov and Tanya Dolmatovskaya
Lighting design – Franck Evin
Music dramaturgy – Daniil Orlov
Video design – Alan Mandelshtam

Fürst Ottokar + Kilian – Michael Wilmering
Kuno – James Platt
Agathe – Johanni van Oostrum
Ännchen – Ying Fang
Kaspar + Ein Eremit – Günther Groissböck
Max – Benjamin Bruns
Samiel – Patrick Hahn
The Red One – Odin Lund Biron

Caroline Cartens*
Lisette Bolle*
Dana Ilia*
Tomoko Makuuchi*
* Chorus of Dutch National Opera

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Members and alumni of the Nationaal Jeugd Jazz Orkest

Rehearsal Konrad Koselleck
Chorus – Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Chorus master – Lionel Sow

Opera in three acts (1821)
Sung in German, spoken texts in English

Music from The Black Rider by Tom Waits
Just The Right Bullets
Flash Pan Hunter
I’ll Shoot The Moon

With special thanks to Tom Waits,
Kathleen Brennan and Roger Dorresteijn

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