Les Huguenots: Deutsche Oper Berlin
Les Huguenots: Deutsche Oper Berlin, © Photo: Bettina Stöß
Critically acclaimed American director David Alden brings Giacomo Meyerbeer's "Les Huguenots" to the stage of the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Meyerbeer's opera depicts one of the major massacres in European history, a tragic display of religious fanaticism: On St Bartholomew's Day in 1572, French Catholics attempted to eliminate all of the country's Protestants. Meyerbeer's work follows the developments that lead to the slaughter of the Huguenots, and at the same time, he links the conflict to the doomed love story of Raoul and Valentine.
Sung in French, with English and German surtitles.