Peter Eötvös

UK Premiere of Peter Eötvös’ ‘The Golden Dragon’

15 July 2016

On 18 July, Music Theatre Wales will give the UK premiere of The Golden Dragon by Peter Eötvös at the Buxton Festival. 

The opera is based on a play by Roland Schimmelpfennig, and consists of 22 short scenes, set in an Asian restaurant. Michael McCarthy directs and Geoffrey Paterson conducts a cast of five singers and instrumental ensemble. 

Following this performance, Peter Eötvös will be a featured composer at the Salzburger Festspiele. The Wiener Philharmoniker will give the world premiere of HALLELUJA – Oratorium balbulum on 30 July, and Klangforum Wien (conducted by the composer) on 1 August and Calder Quartet on 3 August will further showcase his music.