I am posting this on behalf of the German Language Society. They would like to invite our members to join them for this lecture at the Swiss Embassy.
Prof. Peter Beicken
Professor of German, University of Maryland
who will give a multimedia lecture on
“GENIALE REGIE UND AUGENWEIDE: VERDIS LA TRAVIATA – DIE SENSATIONELLE INSZENIERUNG IN SALZBURG (2005)
IN ANLEHNUNG AN FRITZ LANGS METROPOLIS ”
Prof. Beicken will talk about the sensational mise-en-scène of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata,
starring Anna Netrebko and Roland Villazón at the 2005 Salzburg Festival.
Director Willy Decker based the production on Fritz Lang’s famous silent film Metropolis (1927).
Illustrated with music and video from the production and Metropolis.
Please note that this event begins at 8:00 PM. Guest reservations are required by February 27.
Please request your reservations at [masked]
. or by telephone at [masked]. RSVPing on this s ite is NOT ENOUGH.