State Theatre Innsbruck
Musical direction & arrangement Anna Sophie Brüning
Director & libretto Paula Fünfeck
with Orchestra & Ensemble of the State Theatre Innsbruck
Music by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Claudio Monteverdi
Premiere June 2016
In the thirty years of war, when horror was the order of the day, you gave the world rare beauty.
An Opera about the life of Jakob Stainer, a violin-maker born in Absam in 1617. He was the most important violin-maker north of the Alps and an unassimilated free spirit. The allegorical figures of Cupid, Faith and Hope accompany him through his dramatic life.