• Wednesday February 15, 2023
    rehearsals ANIMAL FARM
    Dutch National Opera, Amstel 3, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

    new opera by Alexander Raskatov
    rehearsal period: January 27 - March 1, 2023
    production info: check March 3, 2023

  • Friday March 3, 2023
    ANIMAL FARM - Alexander Raskatov WORLD PREMIERE
    Dutch National Opera, Amstel 3, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

    opera in two acts, nine scenes and an epilogue
    sung in English

    Libretto  Ian Burton

    Musical direction  Bassem Akiki
    Stage direction  Damiano Michieletto
    Set  Paolo Fantin
    Costumes  Klaus Bruns
    Lighting  Alessandro Carletti
    Choreography  Thomas Wilhelm
    Dramaturgy  Wout van Tongeren, Luc Joosten

    Old Major  Gennady Bezzubenkov
    Napoleon  Misha Kiria
    Snowball  Michael Gniffke
    Squiller  James Kryshak
    Boxer  Germán Olvera
    Benjamin  Karl Laquit
    Minimus  Artyom Krutko
    Clover  Helena Rasker
    Muriel Maya Gour*
    Blacky  Elena Vassilieva
    Mollie  NN
    Pigetta (young actress)  Karl Laquit
    Mr. Jones  Marcel Beekman
    Mrs. Jones  Francis van Broekhuizen

    *Dutch National Opera Studio

    Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

    Talent chorus of Dutch National Opera
    Chorus master Edward Ananian-Cooper

    Nieuw Amsterdams Kinderkoor (part of Nieuw Vocaal Amsterdam)
    Children's chorus master  Anaïs de la Morandais

    Composition and co-production by Dutch National Opera, Wiener Staatsoper and Teatro Massimo (Palermo)

    further performances on March 5, 8, 10, 12, 14 & 16, 2023

    https://www.operaballet.nl/en/dutch-national-opera/2022-2023/animal-farm