Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. Director Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs.

Approximate run time: 4 hours, 12 minutes • Synopsis


Richard Strauss Composer •  Hugo von Hofmannstal Librettist
Sebastian Weigle Conductor •  Renée Fleming Marschallin •  Elīna Garanča Octavian •  Erin Morley Sophie
Matthew Polenzani A Singer • Marcus Brück Faninal • Günther Groissböck Baron Ochs