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06.08.2022 | 19:00

Turku Concert Hall



W. Gluck: Einleitung und Ciacona “L´enfer” aus “Don Juan”
Luigi Boccherini: Ciacona aus “La Casa del Diavolo”
Antonio Vivaldi: Aria “Sposa son disprezzata” aus “Ottone in Villa”
W.A. Mozart: “Vorrei spiegarvi oh Dio”
Christoph Willibald Gluck: „Ballo grazioso“ aus „Orfeo“
Ludwig van Beethoven: Szene und Arie “Ah, perfido”, op. 65
Joseph Haydn: Scena di Berenice “Berenice, che fai”, Hob. XXIVa:10
C.M.Weber: Scena ed Aria “Ah, se Edmundo fosse l´uccisor!”
Mozart: Recitativo, Aria e Cavatina “Ah, lo previdi!”, KV 27

Chen Reiss, soprano 1
Susanne Langbein, soprano 2
John Malkovich / Jack Unterweger
Wiener Akademie
Martin Haselböck, conductor
Michael Sturminger, director

Tickets 75 | 69 | 45 €

Duration 1 h 45 min, no intermission

The work is based on actual events – the story of serial killer, womaniser and author Jack Unterweger (played by Malkovich), who in fleeing from capture inexorably approaches his doom. The two women in the play, wonderful sopranos Chen Reiss and Susanne Langbein, perform arias by Gluck, Vivaldi, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Boccherini and Weber, reflecting on Unterweger’s emotional states in true Baroque opera fashion. The orchestra is the Wiener Akademie, one of Austria’s leading early music ensembles, under conductor and stage director Martin Haselböck.

Performed in English with surtitles in Finnish and Swedish.

Tickets sold for the original performance on 18 November 2021 will be honoured as is at the rescheduled event.

The Infernal Comedy with John Malkovich is brought to Turku with support from the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation.