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Benjamin, dernière nuit by Michel Tabachnik at the Opéra de Lyon

Benjamin, dernière nuit, by Michel Tabachnik
Lyrical drama in 14 scenes, libretto by Régis Debray

World premiere, commissioned by the Opéra de Lyon, under the aegis of the Biennale Musiques en scène 2016

John Fulljames (Stage Direction)
Michael Levine (Sets), Christina Cunningham (Costumes), James Farncombe (Lighting), Maxine Braham (Choreography), Will Duke (Video), Carolyn Downing (Sound)

Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra de Lyon, Bernhard Kontarsky (Conductor)
Philip White (Chorus Master)

Jean-Noël Briend (Walter Benjamin, singer)
Sava Lolov (Walter Benjamin, actor)
Michaela Kustekova (Asja Lacis)
Michaela Selinger (Hannah Arendt)
Charles Rice (Arthur Koestler)
Scott Wilde (Gershom Sholem)
Jeff Martin (Bertolt Brecht)
Gilles Ragon (André Gide)
Karoly Szemeredy (Max Horkheimer)
Elsa Rigmor Thiemann ( Mme Henny Gurland)
Goele de Raedt (the cabaret singer)
Baptiste Mansot (Joseph Gurland)
Emmanuel Amado (the Boss)
Bruno Froment (the Doctor)
François Leviste (the Archivist player)

Recorded on March, the 24th 2016 at the Opéra de Lyon
Vincent Massip, TV director

Operas
Genre : Opéra
Length : 01:29:08
Director : Vincent Massip