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Franz Lehár – The Operetta King

Hosted by the Consul of the Athens Art for All Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Wed 03 Mar 19:30 - 21:00

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A docudrama from arte tv (duration 52 minutes) telling the life story of operetta composer Franz Lehár ( Protected content ) famous for his sensual masterpiece, The Merry Widow. In Protected content , young Viennese journalist Elsa Herz interviews Lehar at 75 about his life, his music and his uneasy relationship with the Nazi regime. Also featuring performances from the Wiener Philharmoniker.

Director :Thomas Macho

With : Protected content Beczała, Aglaia Szyszkowitz, Wolfgang Hübsch, Camilla Nylund, Michael Schade

Music director : Manfred Honeck

Orchestra :Wiener Philharmoniker

Country : France, Austria
Year : Protected content

After the documentary (in german, with subtitles in english) we can always discuss.