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Le vin herbé

Saturday, February 9th, 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 10th, 3:00 pm

Wolf Trap Opera and Washington Concert Opera are thrilled to co-present a rare modern retelling of the classic Tristan and Isolde story. In its more than 60-year history, Swiss composer Frank Martin’s Le vin herbé (based on Joseph Bédier’s novel Tristan and Iseult) has enjoyed countless concert performances and several staged productions. In recent years, it has been seen in Zurich, Paris, and Berlin. This performance at The Barns will be a concert staging. The cast includes ten Wolf Trap Opera alumni, including Ian Koziara and Shannon Jennings who are featured respectively as Tristan and Isolde.

PRESHOW TALK Free preshow talk 1 hour before each performance at The Barns

REPERTOIRE Frank Martin’s setting of the timeless love story between Tristan and Isolde.

Antony Walkerconductor

Ian Koziara,Tristan

Shannon Jennings, Iseut la Blonde

Summer HassanBranghien

Joshua ConyersLe Roi Marc

Renée Rapier, La Mére d’Iseut

Anthony Robin Schneider, Le Duc Hoël

Frederick  Ballentine, Kaherdin

Nicole Thomas, Iseut aux Blanches Mains

Meagan Sill, Soprano 1

Leah Marie Heater,Contralto 6

Joshua Sanders,Tenor 1

Matthew Fleisher,Bass 6

POST PERFORMANCE Meet the artists at a dessert reception following the performance.

Earlier Event: January 13
Ariadne auf Naxos
Later Event: March 31
Der ferne Klang