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SALOME
Richard Strauss
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Richard Strauss
SALOME
2007

Soloists: 
Iris Vermillion, Nadja Michael, Falk Struckmann
Orchestra, Chorus: 
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Conductor: 
Daniel Harding
Director: 
Luc Bondy

In the person of Nadja Michael, a singer was available for the title role who, with her effortlessly appealing depth and great volume, not only satisfied all requirements for the diabolic soprano part in terms of her voice, but also left nothing to be desired in terms of her acting and dancing. The magnifi cent stage presence of Nadja Michael is shown by every emotional turn that is put to music, even if it is announced by merely a breath of wind, captured with a nearly wraithlike precision and a mastery of singing. The audience highly acclaimed Nadja Michael’s outstanding performance! Since its first performance hundred years ago Salome is a well-established part of the operatic repertoire of the most important opera companies throughout the world.
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