La Monnaie / De Munt to Present La Fura dels Baus’ ‘The Nose’

By David Salazar

La Monnaie / De Munt is set to present Shostakovich’s “The Nose” starting this June 20, 2023.

The opera will be conducted by Gergely Madaras in his company debut. The new production, which originated at The Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen, will be directed by Àlex Ollé and La Fura dels Baus.

It will star Scott Hendricks, Nicky Spence, Alexander Roslavets, Giselle Alan, Anton Rositskiy, Alexander Kravets, Natascha Petrinsky, Eir Inderhaug, Lucas Cortoos, Kris Belligh, Yves Saelens, Maxime Melnik, and Leander Carlier.

“The Nose” runs through July 2, 2023 for a total of eight performances.

Shostakovich’s three-act opera had its premiere on Jan. 18, 1930 at the Leningrad Maly Operny.