A giant floating stage set up for Keith Warner’s production, for the Bregenz Opera Festival 2011 lakefront performance of Umberto Giordano’s opera Andrea Chénier. Artistic direction of David Pountney, stage designer David Fielding.
The waterproofed set is built directly into lake Constance, mounted upon a concrete core anchored into the base of the lake.
Andre Chenier is an opera in four acts, which is famous for its magnificent lyric-dramatic music. The opera is based on the life of the French poet Andre Chenier, who was executed during the French Revolution.
The Bregenz Festival performances will run through August 21st.