Monday, 22 September 2014
Received in the mail : Rolf Riehm, 'Sirenen', program book
This Monday morning, I have received the program book for the world première performance of Rolf Riehm's Sirenen from Frankfurt in the mail.
The 72 pages book (in German) contains :
- a detailed chronology of the conception, composing, producing and staging the opera ;
- a plot summary ;
- some samples of the composer's writings about his music ;
- texts and poems that have inspired the composer in writing his libretto ;
- color pictures of the staging ;
- a separate booklet with the complete cast, photos and biographies of the artists ;
- a short synopsis in English.