Dantons TodOpera by Gottfried von Einem State Opera Vienna - Wien
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Danton`s Death is the first opera by Gottfried von Einem, which was already successful at the premiere in 1947. The Libretto was written by Boris Blacher and inspired by the drama by Büchner.
Danton`s Death is set in Paris at the end of the 18th century. Danton’s former friend, Robespierre, a guardian of the revolution, institutes a reign of fear in Paris and imprisons Danton and his friend Camille, as an enemy of the revolution.
Although the opera is relatively modern, the music is quite moderate and therefore easily accessible to new opera fans.