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Soldaten, Die (‘The Soldiers’)locked

  • Andrew Clements


Opera in four acts by bernd alois Zimmermann , to a libretto by the composer after jakob michael reinhold Lenz ’s play; Cologne, Opernhaus, 15 February 1965.

Zimmermann began work on his only opera in 1957; the following year it was formally commissioned by Cologne Opera. The first version was rejected by the opera house as technically impossible, and in ...

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