Mystery. Murder. Madness.
Excerpt from Bluebeard's Castle/Erwartung , London 414 1672. London Symphony Orchestra, István Kertész, conductor. Walter Berry, Christa Ludwig.
A bride unlocks the rooms
of her mysterious husband’s
castle. A woman, lost in
the woods, descends into
madness. Robert Lepage’s
established the COC
universally as a visionary
and compelling company.
On stage at the Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W., Toronto.
Performance time is approximately two hours including one intermission.
Sung in Hungarian and German with English SURTITLES™.
Conductor: Johannes Debus
Director: Robert Lepage
Set and Costume Designer: Michael Levine
Lighting Designer: Robert Thomson
Media Effects Designer: Laurie-Shawn Borzovoy
Bluebeard: John Relyea
Judith: Ekaterina Gubanova
Woman: Krisztina Szabó
For full cast and creative team, click here.
With the COC Orchestra
A Canadian Opera Company production
Mark Johnson (actor, in background) and John Relyea as Bluebeard in the Seattle Opera presentation of the Canadian Opera Company’s production of Bluebeard’s Castle, 2009. Photo: Rozarii Lynch