Digital Concert Hall – Sir Simon Rattle conducts Ligeti’s “Le Grand Macabre”

About the Performance

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in Ligeti’s only opera Le Grand Macabre at the Philharmonie, Berlin.

Broadcast date

18–19 Feb 2017


LIGETI Le Grand Macabre (revised 1996 version)


Nekrotzar: Pavlo Hunka
Piet the Pot: Peter Hoare
Prince Go-Go: Anthony Roth Costanzo
Amanda: Anna Prohaska
Amando: Ronnita Miller
Mescalina: Heidi Melton
Astradamors: Frode Olsen
Venus and Gepopo: Audrey Luna
Black-Party Minister: Joshua Bloom
White-Party Minister: Peter Tantsits

Rundfunkchor Berlin
Chorus Master: Gijs Leenaars
Staging: Peter Sellars

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