music theatre

Dionysos Rising

by Roberto David Rusconi


Sept. 19./20./21. 2019 MQ, Halle G


a production by netzzeit, in Coproduction with the Haydn Foundation

Creative Team

Roberto Rusconi, music
Roberto Rusconi, Michael Scheidl, libretto
Michael Scheidl, direction
Timothy Redmond, musical direction
Nora Scheidl, scenography
Elias Kern, sound design
Florian Bach, sound engineer
Claire Lefèvre, choreography
Niki Neuspiel,production manager
Alexander Riff, assistant director
Angela Karpouzi, sceno­graphy assistant


Zachary Wilson, Dionysos
Ray Chenez, Ampelos
Cho Da Yung, Telete
Anna Quadrátová, Semele


Britt Kamper-Nielsen, Juliette Rahon, Evandro Pedroni, Luan de Lima


Sylvie Lacroix, flute
Doris Nicoletti, flute
Heri Choi, oboe
Peter Tavernaro, oboe
Reinhold Brunner, clarinet
Walter Seebacher, clarinet
Edurne Santos, bassoon
Christian Walcher, bassoon
Ivana Pristasova, violin 1
Manon Stankovski, violin 2
Valerie Gahl, violin 3
Daniele Brekyte, violin 4
Petra Ackermann, viola
Roland Schueler, cello
Maximilian Ölz, double bass

Dionysos Rising is an opera-ritual without gods and mythological creatures. It is the story of ordinary humans, who are marked by the sufferings of life and driven by fear: A mother, who has lost her son; a lonesome daughter; a young man, deluded by grandeur, unable to fulfil his roles as a son, father and companion. All of them struggle with their inner spirits and desperately try to escape their sorrow for just an instant, alleviating their pain with drugs. For his composition, Roberto David Rusconi makes use of the impressive hyperreal sound space – an immersive sound experience created with L-ISA technology by L-Acoustics.


Tickets zu € 29.- (SchülerInnen, StudentInnen, Zivildiener € 15.- / Ö1-Club-Mitglieder und Standard-AbonnentInnen € 22.-)

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