Recording from 15. Nov 2018

Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle

A fatal Musical Drama.

The gothic horror story of Duke Bluebeard drew music of huge imagination and deep impact from Bartók. As a beautiful woman named Judith enters the mysterious duke’s castle, she is shown images of vulgarity, beauty and sadness including a lake of tears and mountains of gold. But Judith’s experience becomes all too real as the fatal drama unfolds, and Bluebeard reveals the dark secrets of his past.