The Idiot (opera)

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The Idiot
Opera by Mieczysław Weinberg
Language Russian
Based on The Idiot
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Premiere 9 May 2013 (2013-05-09)
National Theatre Mannheim

The Idiot (Op.144, 1985), is a Russian-language opera by Mieczyslaw Weinberg after Dostoyevsky's novel of the same name.[1] The piece was given its world premiere at the National Theatre Mannheim, on 9 May 2013, conducted by Thomas Sanderling, followed by a recording on Pan Classics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Neue Zeitschrift für Musik: 2005 Volume 166 - Page 44 "So komponierte Gleb Sedelnikow eine reizvolle Kammeroper für zwei Sänger nach Dostojewskis Briefroman „Arme Leute" und Mieczyslaw Weinberg verdichtete den Roman „Der Idiot" zu einem Opernvierakter in zehn Bildern.