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Rudi Stephan: The First HumansAn erotic mystery at the Dutch National Opera
The highlight of the Holland Festival 2021 is a rediscovery from composer Rudi Stephan (1887–1915). The opera Die ersten Menschen (The First Humans) is about Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, and humanity’s ur-conflicts. Spanish director Calixto Bieito brings it to the stage and François-Xavier Roth makes his debut as conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
In partnership with
Dutch National Opera