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Werther (2016)

Recorded | Opera

Running time: About 3 hours 10 minutes, including two intervals

Werther (2016)

Benoît Jacquot’s production of Massenet’s tragic opera explores the conflict between duty and our most passionate desires.

Background

Credits

Music

Jules Massenet

Libretto

Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann

Director

Benoît Jacquot

Set Designer

Charles Edwards

Costume Designer

Christian Gasc

Lighting Designer

Charles Edwards

Performed by
The Royal Opera

Performers

Conductor
Antonio Pappano
Werther
Vittorio Grigòlo
Charlotte
Joyce DiDonato
Albert
David Bizic
Sophie
Heather Engebretson
The Bailli
Jonathan Summers
Johann
Yuriy Yurchuk
Schmidt
François Piolino
Brühlmann
Rick Zwart
Käthchen
Emily Edmonds
Concert master
Vasko Vassilev
Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

News and features

To find out more visit the Werther (2016) production page.