Dohnányi conducts Henze and Schubert

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Christoph von Dohnányi has a long history with Hans Werner Henze’s one-act opera The Bassarids: Dohnányi premiered the opera in a German translation at the Salzburg Festival in August 1966, and led the first performance with the original English text at the US premiere at the Santa Fe Opera in 1968.

Program details:

Hans Werner Henze: Adagio, Fugue and Maenads’ Dance from The Bassarids (The Bacchantes).

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944, Great.