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Der ferne Klang – 'In einem Lande ein bleicher König'

Der ferne Klang – 'In einem Lande ein bleicher König'

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Act II. Grete challenges her suitors to a contest, where the prize is a night with her for free. Whoever touches her heart with the most imaginative piece of music, story or song will be the winner. In a gloomy ballad, the count (Ola Eliasson) laments his unquenchable desire for her. Conducted by Stefan Blunier and directed by Christof Loy.

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