12 June 2012

Tristan and Isolde opens the Baltic Sea Festival

Tristan and Isolde with Esa-Pekka Salonen opens the Baltic Sea Festival 10 years anniversary – a spectacular multimedia version by video artist Bill Viola and director Peter Sellars. This exceptional performance will take place at Berwaldhallen in Stockholm, August 24 at 18:00.

Performed by:
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Soloists:
Tristan: Ben Heppner
Isolde: Violeta Urmana
Marke: Matti Salminen
Brangäne: Michele de Young
Kurwenal: Jukka Rasilainen
Melot: Waltteri Torikka
Junger Seeman/Ein Hirte: Tuomas Katajala
Ein Steuerman: Arttu Kataja

Tickets: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/default.aspx?programid=3985#gotoebiljett390

The video of Tristan und Isolde was produced by Bill Viola Studio in collaboration with the National Opera, Paris; the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association; the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; the James Cohan Gallery, New York; Haunch of Venison, London.

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