Dance-opera by Christoph

W. Gluck

Iphigenia in Tauris

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Choreography

Set Design

Pina Bausch

Jürgen Dreier

Costumes

Pina Bausch

Jürgen Dreier

Collaboration

Assistance

Hans Pop

Direction

Rolf Bachmann

Musical Direction

Reinhard Petersen

Choirs

Jiri Kubica

Werner Wilke

Text

Nicolas François Guillard, German Version (Vienna 1781), J.B.v. Alxinger and Ch.W.Gluck, Edited by Gerhard Croll

World-Premiere

21 Apr 1974, Opera House Wuppertal

Duration

2h, one intermission

Casts

Orchestra
Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal
Choir
Chor der Wuppertaler Bühnen
Iphigenie
Ruth Amarante
Clémentine Deluy
Iphigenie (Singing)
Undine Dreißig
Thoas
Andrey Berezin
Jorge Puerta Armenta
Thoas (Singing)
Thomas Laske
Orest
Pau Aran Gimeno
Orest (Singing)
Hans Christoph Begemann
Kay Stiefermann
Pylades
Damiano Ottavio Bigi
Fernando Suels Mendoza
Pylades (Singing)
Lawrence Bakst
Diana (Singing)
Miriam Sabba
A manservant
Andreas Heichlinger
Medien
Daphnis Kokkinos
Tsai-Chin Yu
Clytemnestra
Anna Wehsarg
Elektra
Julie Anne Stanzak
Agamemnon
Michael Strecker
Priestresses
Regina Advento
Luiza Braz Batista
Clémentine Deluy
Silvia Farias Heredia
Chrystel Guillebeaud
Chang-Wen Hsu
Ditta Miranda Jasjfi
Thusnelda Mercy
Azusa Seyama-Prioville
Julie Anne Stanzak
Anna Wehsarg
Tsai-Chin Yu
Scythians – Clytemnrestras
Regina Advento
Rainer Behr
Luiza Braz Batista
Clémentine Deluy
Silvia Farias Heredia
Chrystel Guillebeaud
Chang-Wen Hsu
Ditta Miranda Jasjfi
Thusnelda Mercy
Franko Schmidt
Azusa Seyama-Prioville
Julie Anne Stanzak
Michael Strecker
Anna Wehsarg
Aleš Čuček
Dancers
Regina Advento
Ruth Amarante
Pau Aran Gimeno
Rainer Behr
Andrey Berezin
Luiza Braz Batista
Clémentine Deluy
Silvia Farias Heredia
Chrystel Guillebeaud
Chang-Wen Hsu
Ditta Miranda Jasjfi
Daphnis Kokkinos
Thusnelda Mercy
Damiano Ottavio Bigi
Jorge Puerta Armenta
Franko Schmidt
Azusa Seyama-Prioville
Julie Anne Stanzak
Michael Strecker
Fernando Suels Mendoza
Anna Wehsarg
Tsai-Chin Yu
Aleš Čuček

Guest performances

  • Paris

    1991

  • Rome

    1992

  • Turin

    1992

  • Edinburgh

    1996

  • Rio de Janeiro

    1997

  • Madrid

    1988

  • Saitama

    1999

  • Barcelona

    2010

  • London

    2010

  • Hong Kong

    2014