World premiere of BOSCH BEACH
at Concertgebouw Brugge
Mendonça´s new opera, BOSCH BEACH, premieres September 10 at Concertgebouw Brugge. The piece was commissioned by the Jheronimus Bosch 500 Foundation, to celebrate the flemish master painter's anniversary. With a libretto by Dimitri Verhulst (inspired by Bosch´s painting The Seven Deadly Sins), directed by Kris Verdonck, and performed by the Asko|Schoenberg Ensemble, conducted by Etienne Siebens. After the premiere, the opera will then tour all over Europe throughout the 2016/2017 season, with already scheduled performances in Frankfurt, Lisbon, Brussels and Den Bosch.