Finnish National Opera

Bluebeard’s Castle 2013

In the two operas; Bluebeard’s castle and Pagliacci, that were performed as a pair, I was studying the illusion on stage and in the drama. What are the conditions that make people believe, love, hate…

Composer: Béla Bártok
Libretto: Béla Bálazs

Set design: Sampo Pyhälä
Costume design: Mirkka Nyrhinen
Light design: Kimmo Karjunen

Musical direction: Mikko Franck, Dalia Stasevska

Duke Bluebeard: Vladimir Baykov
Judith: Niina Keitel