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Massenet´s deeply romantic opera – a fabulous balance of emotion and restraint – is based on a Goethe story assumed to be biographical.

Stage director and designer Antony McDonald has won several prices for his work at La Scala og Bolsjoj-teatret to name but a few.

See Werther in Grieghallen 16th, 18th, 20th and 22nd March 2019 in Grieghallen. Tickets and more info

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I´ve just been down in the rehearsal room where Massenet´s hero Werther has been dying since 10:00 this morning. The atmosphere is brisk and deeply practical.


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Werther - Synopsis

The deeply passionate young idealist and poet Werther meets an inexperienced young woman who is bound to her family by duty. She is engaged to Albert – decent, hard-working and steady – and she has promised her late mother to marry him. Werther becomes obsessed, and Charlotte begins a journey of self-discovery.