OperaVision to Stream ‘Lili Elbe’

By Francisco Salazar

Composer Tobias Picker and librettist Aryeh Lev Stollman’s latest opera “Lili Elbe” is set to stream on Dec. 8, 2023 on OperaVision.

The work, which premiered on Oct. 22, 2023 at the Konzert und Theater St. Gallen in Switzerland was commissioned for the reopening of the newly renovated art-brut style Theater St. Gallen.

It marks the first grand opera written about a historical person of trans experience for a singer of trans experience. The opera was written for American heldenbaritone Lucia Lucas who takes the title role. The world premiere production of “Lili Elbe” is conducted by Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Theater St. Gallen Modestas Pitrenas, directed by Krystian Lada, and choreographed by Frank Fannar Pedersen.

“Lili Elbe” will be available to stream on-demand until June 8, 2024.