Polly Graham directs Frank Martin Zaubertrank (Le Vin Herbé) for Theater St Gallen at The Lokremise St Gallen conducted by Hermes Helfricht. The production opens on February 2 and there are further performances on February 6, 7, 11, 14 & 18. Originally conceived for Welsh National Opera, Graham’s spare but compelling take on the Tristan and Iseult legend won critical acclaim and was recently featured in The Stage ‘Best Opera and Dance of the year 2017’.
Robert Howarth conducts and Samuel Boden sings in The Fairy Queen at Theater St Gallen from Saturday March 10. http://www.theatersg.ch/spielplan/fairy-queen. The production incorporates excerpts from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (in German)