‘The opera machine is not looking for disruption’: Opera Lab Berlin on breaking down traditional musical theater works

Opera Lab Berlin is a free-form ensemble that breaks down traditional music theater. We caught up with artistic director Evan Gardner prior to the world premiere of their new show “ODYSSEY: Dead Men Die,” which promises to be “an apocalyptic journey” encompassing Homer, James Joyce and Hollywood.

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Leitmotifs: Award-winning opera director Nicola Raab on her recent production of La Traviata

Each month, in our segment Leitmotifs, opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg talks to creatives in the world of opera and classical music. In this edition,  Fredrika talks with award winning opera director Nicola Raab. Her productions have been in opera houses all over the world, including Copenhagen, Valencia, Los Angeles, and Strasbourg.

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