Awardwinning novella 'Nothing' as opera

In the spring of 2017 we are performing 'Nothing', based on Janne Teller’s award-winning Danish novella for young adults (Intet), and co-produced with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the Glyndebourne Opera in collaboration with Aarhus 2017. “I expect this original, courageous work to be etched into our memories,” says the programme director for Aarhus 2017, Juliane Engberg. 


Performance dates and ticket sales

Performance dates

Concert Hall Aarhus (Musikhuset Aarhus), 4-9 February 2017

Ticket sales

4. Februrary 2017
7.30 pm
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5. Februrary 2017
3.00 pm
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8. Februrary 2017
7.30 pm
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Facts

New Opera in 2 acts
Based on Janne Teller’s award-winning Danish novella for young adults

Sung in Danish with Danish surtitles


First performance
25 February, 2016 in Glyndebourne

Duration
Total: two hours 15 minutes
Act 1: one hour 10 minutes
interval: 20 minutes 
Act 2: 45 minuttes

Target group
Families with children from 12 years

 

 


The team behind

Composer
David Bruce

Libretto
Glyn Maxwell

Conductor
Søren K. Hansen

Stage director 
Bijan Sheibani

Stage and costume designer
Giles Cadle

Choreographer
Aline David

Lighting designer 
Paule Constable

Assistant director
Robert Bøgelund Vinther

Translator
Jesper B. Karlsen


Cast

Agnes 
Sofie Elkjær Jensen

Pierre
Mathias Hedegaard

Johan
Daniel Carlsson

Karl
Jakob Vad

Ursula
Johanne Højgaard

Aarhus Symphony Orchestra
Talents from Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium
Chorus of the Danish National Opera
Talents from the Danish National Opera talent programme 'TalentU'
Talents from Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium


Aarhus 2017 European Capital of Culture

The performance of Nothing (Intet) is a cooperation with Aarhus 2017.

Read more about Aarhus 2017 - European Capital of Culture.