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State Theatre Innsbruck

Farbverlauf im Hintergrund

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.

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