High praise for Novaya Opera’s The Passenger led by Jan Latham-Koenig
Novaya Opera has received significant praise for their production of Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s The Passenger, which had its long-awaited premiere in Russia at the Novaya Opera of Moscow on 27 January. The opera was led by music director and conductor Jan Latham-Koenig and featured a stellar cast and impressive stage design by Larissa Lomakina. Reviewers and audience members, including the composer’s daughter, lauded Jan Latham-Koenig and the orchestra for their performance, stating that they “performed perfectly with great care and respect for the music and underlining the nerve and documentary of the setting” (Victoria Weinberg).
Watch the trailer for this powerful opera production here.