© Monika Ritterhaus |
© Monika Ritterhaus |


IRIS VERMILLION as Herodias in Moscow

With one of her signature roles - Herodias in Richard Strauss' Salome with which she has since appeared also at the Wiener Staatoper, the Graz Opera and in Santiago de Chile - Iris Vermillion will make her eagerly awaited house debut at Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre on May 19. The new production by Claus Guth, which was premiered last February and concevied as a coproduction with the Metropolitan Opera, features an international cast of singers and is conducted by the Theater's music director Tugan Sokhiev.


Vincent Wolfsteiner, Herodes
Iris Vermillion, Herodias
Ann Petersen | Malin Byström, Salome
Thomas Johannes Mayer, Jochanaan
Timofei Dubovitsky | Ilya Selivanov, Narraboth
Alina Chertash, The Page of Herodias
Ivan Maximeyko, First Jew
Maxim Paster, Second Jew
Zakhar Kovalyov, Third Jew
Ruslan Yudin, Fourth Jew
Valery Gilmanov, Fifth Jew
Denis Makarov, First Nazarene
Alexandr Chernov, Second Nazarene
Alexander Markeev, First Soldier
Vladimir Komovich, Second Soldier
Alexander Borodin, A Cappadocian
Marat Gali, A Slave 

Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Claus Guth, stage director
Etienne Plus, set designer
Ursula Kudrna, costume designer
Olaf Freese, lighting designer
Roland Horvath | rocafilm, video projection
Sommer Ulrickson, movement director
Yvonne Gebauer, production consultant