Wednesday at 8:00 PM
Bartok’s bone-chilling, expressionist one-act opera, Bluebeard’s Castle, features Michelle DeYoung and the great Bayreuth Wotan Sir John Tomlinson under the baton of Edo de Waart. The opera is based on a tale by the 17th century Frenchman, Charles Perrault, and sung in Hungarian.
Download an English translation, Bluebeard’s Castle: Libretto, courtesy of The Powell and Pressburger Pages.
Bluebeard’s Castle is part of WFMT’s weekly broadcast of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.