Norma – Making-of (1)

Talk with director Peter Konwitschny

First performed in Milan in 1831, »Norma« is the most famous opera by Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini. In his new Dresden production, stage director Peter Konwitschny exposes the political core of this story of a woman who shakes the very foundations of her state. Konwitschny places the question of whether a woman can remain a woman, but at the same time hold a political function, at the center of his conception.

Premiere 2. October 2021