Premiere of a new production of Mozart's The Secret Gardener
The first opera premiere of the new season at the Aalto-Musiktheater in Essen is a production of Mozart's The Secret Gardener. This dramma giocoso, which Wolfgang Amadeus composed when he was only 18 years old, will be conducted by Tomáš. Ondřej Havelka, for whom this will be his debut in Essen, created the stage direction. Soprano Giulia Montanari will play the title role of the Marquise Violante Onesti, disguised as the gardener Sandrina.
The premiere of the new Secret Gardener will take place on Saturday 2 October, with further performances scheduled for 7, 17, 21 and 31 October, 13 and 21 November and 1 and 22 December.
Details of the production can be found here.