Salome

 

Richard Strauss Salome opera to a libretto from Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of Oscar Wilde's play Salome. Directed 2017 by Ivo van Hove at the Royal Concertgebouw. Stars Lance Ryan (Herodes), Doris Soffel (Herodias), Malin Byström (Salome), Evgeny Nikitin (Jochanaan), Peter Sonn (Narraboth), Hanna Hipp (A Page of Herodias), Dietmar Kerschbaum (First Jew), Marcel Reijans (Second Jew), Mark Omvlee (Third Jew), Marcel Beekman (Fourth Jew), Alexander Vassilievs (Fifth Jew), James Creswell (First Nazarene), Roger Smeets (Second Nazarene), James Platt (First Soldier), Alexander Milev (Second Soldier), and Michael Wilmering (Kappadozier). Daniele Gatti conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Set and lighting design by Jan Versweyveld; costume design by An D’Huys; video design by Tal Yarden; choreography by Wim Vandekeybus; dramaturgy by Jan Vandenhouwe. Sung in German. Released 2019. Grade: NA

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