Ballet from Ferenc Barbay, Michael Kropf, Gioachino Rossini
Monday 04. February 2013
Begin at: 19.00 Uhr
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Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes, Intermissions: 1
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For the stage adaptation of the 1865 comic strip of Wilhelm Busch, Edmund Gleede chose compositions (ballet music and overtures) by Gioacchino Rossini, a contemporary of the author. Wildly successful upon its world-premiere in Munich in 1984, "Max und Moritz" has since been produced on more than a dozen stages, with over 1000 individual performances. This work is now being presented in Vienna with a new choreography by Ferenc Barbay and Michael Kropf, two of those involved in its original world premiere.