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Kurt Weill's Mahagonny Songspiel and Die sieben Todsünden Streamed from La Scala

Mar. 01, 2021

The pairing of Kurt Weill’s one-act theater pieces Mahagonny Songspiel and Die sieben Todsünden has become a popular programming choice among producers. This month, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan will present a double bill of these first and last products of the famed Kurt Weill collaboration with Bertolt Brecht, to be streamed on March 18 and available afterwards for viewing worldwide for one week. Both pieces are directed by Irina Brook and conducted by Riccardo Chailly, featuring mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey as Bessie/Anna I and 2015 Lenya Competition First Prize Winner Lauren Michelle as Jessie/Anna II.

 

For more details about the La Scala production, click here.

 

Watch Lauren Michelle perform “Denn wie man sich bettet, so liegt man” from Kurt Weill's Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny at the 2015 Lenya Competition Finals:


To learn more about Kurt Weill, visit kwf.org or schott-music.com.

Kurt Weill

Mahagonny Songspiel (1927)
Text (Ger) by Bertolt Brecht
English translation by Michael Feingold
2S, 2T, 2B; orchestra
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30’

Die sieben Todsünden (The Seven Deadly Sins) (1933)
ballet chanté in nine scenes
lyrics (Ger) by Bertolt Brecht


for soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, bass, dancer and corps de ballet
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35' 

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