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Behind the scenes of Die tote Stadt

Backstage | Korngold

In this behind the scenes video, director Robert Carsen discusses the appeal of the opera's story and the special relation between the libretto and music; dramaturg Maximilian Hagemeyer reveals aspects of history and of Korngold’s life that led to his success, neglect and rediscovery; and music director Ainārs Rubiķis highlights the visual quality of the composer’s music and his gift for instrumentation.

Watch DIE TOTE STADT from 30 September on OperaVision here.