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A landmark in western music, Tristan und Isolde’s bold use of harmony and sublime depiction of extreme emotion makes it one of the most inspiring and influential operas of all time. Starring acclaimed New Zealand Heldentenor Simon O’Neill and American soprano Meagan Miller, Tristan und Isolde is the perfect prelude to the Brisbane production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle.

A story of forbidden love, Tristan and Isolde have fallen in love but Isolde is promised to Tristan’s friend, King Marke. The ensuing story of divided worlds and tragic destiny is a profound expression of our need to be loved. Renowned for its magnificent music, Wagner’s score includes the lovers’ ecstatic duet and Isolde’s famous aria, the Liebestod, “Mild und leise”, in which she sings herself to eternal rest.

This semi-staged production is conducted by one of the world’s greatest interpreters of Wagner, Pietari Inkinen. Presented with Queensland Symphony Orchestra on the Concert Hall platform, it features lighting and visuals by Mark Howett, who wowed audiences with our production of Verdi’s Requiem in 2019.

Tristan und Isolde will change the way you see and hear the world.

CREATIVE TEAM

Conductor Pietari Inkinen
Director Patrick Nolan
Lighting and Video Designer Mark Howett

CAST

Tristan Simon O'Neill
Isolde Meagan Miller

Opera Queensland Chorus
Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Sung in German with English surtitles. Complimentary pre-performance talks will be held on the day of each performance at 10:30am and last for approximately 25 minutes. The talks will take place inside the Concert Hall.
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