IPHIGENIE AUF TAURIS
contemporary opera 16
Opera in three acts, two parts, in German with Hungarian, English, and German subtitles
After visiting Aulis, star actress of Greek road movie winds up in Tauris. Star’s brother – unrecognised fordramaturgical reasons – also shows up with his amigo. Awkward discourse reveals that he had killed their mother in retaliation for murdering the father of both children (and mother’s husband). Further intensifying a plotline typical of families in Greek mythology, Title Character is about to kill brother when amigo arrives with a handy warship. Siblings flee to Mycenae, leaving everyone waiting for the sequel.
A Greek woman
Featuring the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra and Chorus