American Lulu in London

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American Lulu in London

  • 13 Sep 2013 — 24 Sep 2013
Imported 1842
Imported 1842

Young Vic

66 The Cut

Waterloo

London SE1 8LZ

 

UK

T 020 7922 2922

http://www.youngvic.org/

Unfinished at his death in 1935, Alban Berg’s opera Lulu is a tantalising prospect for anyone grappling with its completion. Olga Neuwirth re-works the first two acts and composes an entirely original third, transporting Berg’s femme fatale to the smoky jazz clubs of 1950s New Orleans where Lulu, a young and aspiring African American singer, finds herself fighting at the heart of the Civil Rights struggle. As Lulu looks back on her life, scarred by its tumultuous events, she must come to terms with a sordid history of racial and sexual abuse.

This is a co-production by the Opera Group, Young Vic, Scottish Opera & Bregenzer Festspiele in association with the London Sinfonietta.

Watch this behined the scenes video!