premiere in vienna : erwin, das naturtalent
In collaboration with the internationally renown Wiener Sängerknaben (Vienna Boys Choir) and the Volksoper Wien, Mike Svoboda's family opera "Erwin, das Naturtalent" will receive it's Austrian premiere on February, 2014. In this new production, the 6th since the premiere in Stuttgart in 2005, the main roles of Erwin and his friend Rosa will be sung for the first time by children, a boy mezzo (Erwin) and a young girl (Rosa). Maestro Gerald Wirth, the director of the Sängerknaben, will conduct the production. Susanne Sommer (stage direction), Sam Madwar (stage design), Caterina Visconti di Modrone (costumes), Florian Hurler (choreography) complete the production team. The cast is comprised of Thomas Zisterer, Martina Dorak, Manuela Leonhartsberger, Roman Martin, and members of the Wiener Sängerknaben.
The premiere is on the 23rd of February in the Theater Muth. Following performances are February 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th and March 3rd, 6th, and 9th.