Operas from 1984

Operas from 1984

Watch Operas from 1984, where you will find Cosí fan tutte, Die tote Stadt, Orphée aux enfers! and much more.

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Operas from 1984
  • Cosi fan tutte (1984)

    "The old philosopher Don Alfonso enrages his two friends, the officers Ferrando and Guglielmo, with his claim that their fiancées will sooner or later be unfaithful to them - like all women. He proposes a wager, which the two friends accept. They swear on their honour as soldiers that they will p...

  • Die tote Stadt (1984)

    In 1920s Germany, Erich Korngold's work was considered “degenerate” and banned. Eventually, in 1934, he left for Hollywood. There, he made a name for himself as a film composer and only rarely wrote great works for the stage. Many of his quite successful operas, composed between 1913 and 1927, st...

  • Orphée aux enfers (1984)

    "Orpheus in der Unterwelt", Offenbach’s satirical answer to Gluck’s “Orfeo”, was premiered in Paris 1858 and portrays society as amoral, the upper class as lax and indifferent to all and public opinion in charge of both.

    In the early 1980s legendary director Götz Friedrich created his own conte...