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Mina oder Die Reise zum Meer


Foto: Thilo Beu

A ballad-fairytale-mini-opera for a female flautist and a baritone

Libretto by Alexander Jansen


Commissioned by Theater Bonn as part of the cooperation Junge Opern Rhein-Ruhr, with funds from the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Duration: approx. 40 minutes

Further information and perusal score at Schott Music

Premiere: March 20, 2022, Bonn Opera House, foyer stage

Flute: Sally Beck

Baritone: Frederik Schauhoff

Musical direction: Jan Arvid Prée

Production: Ruben Michael

Set and costume design: Kristopher Kempf

Dramaturgy: Johanna Gremme

Mina has to go out into the world. Together with her little black sheep, who calls herself Wölkchen, the girl follows the course of a stream. On her way, she discovers the magical power of music, goes on a great adventures and, little by little, makes her world a bit friendlier and happier. And when Mina and Wölkchen, after a fight with a dragon, arrive at the wide sea, the two of them experience a little happiness.

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