Erika Sunnegårdh

World Premiere of Ingmar Bergman’s “Autumn Sonata”, September 2017

Sebastian Fagerlund‘s Höstsonaten has it’s World Premiere on September 8th, and is broadcast live on Operaplatform September 23rd. The cast also includes Anne Sofie von Otter, Tommi Hakkala and Helena Juntonen, directed by Stéphane Braunschweig and conducted by John Storgårds. Adapted from Ingmar Bergman’s film, it follows the reunion of concert pianist Charlotte Andergast with her daughter after seven years, leading to inevitable airing of a shared and conflict ridden family past. A phenomenal libretto added to Fagerlund’s dark, dynamic, skillfully layered orchestration and dramatic sense of sound and musical storytelling promises the discovery of a deeply moving new opera.