The Seven Deadly Sins (Die sieben Todsünden) is one of Kurt Weill’s best-known and most frequently performed works. On 21 September, a new orchestration of the ballet chanté for 15 players will receive its premiere at Beethovenfest Bonn with Ensemble Modern and soloist Sarah Maria Sun conducted by HK Gruber. The new version has been created by Gruber and Christian Muthspiel in collaboration with the Kurt Weill Foundation and Schott Music.
On 17 July in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, Dieter Schnebel’s theatre work Utopien (2008-2013) will be performed by members of the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart ensemble, including sopranos Sarah Maria Sun and Susanne Leitz-Lorey, mezzo-soprano Truike van der Poel, tenor Martin Nagy, baritone Guillermo Anzorena and bass Andreas Fischer. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Dieter Schnebel: Utopien”