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"The Exterminating Angel" by Thomas Adès

At the Salzburg Festspiele - Haus für Mozart (Salzburg, Austria)

Opera in three acts by Thomas Adès (*1971)
Text by Tom Cairns (*1952) in collaboration with Thomas Adès
based on Luis Buñuel’s and Luis Alcoriza’s screenplay for the film El ángel exterminador by Luis Buñuel (1900–1983)

Work commissioned and produced by the Salzburg Festival, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and Den Kongelige Opera, Copenhagen

World premiere.