Starring Ute Gfrerer (Man of La Mancha), SO DEEP IS THE NIGHT follows the life of Belinda, a vampire from the 1700s. Belinda laments her fate of being immortal, expressing her experiences through songs. In this cabaret-styled performance, Belinda takes you on a sensual journey from the Baroque era of England, to 19th century of Eastern Europe, to the roaring 20s of Berlin, and even Paris in the 1940s. Enjoy Ute Gfrerer, accompanied by Asher Denburg and Caitlin Thomas, as they lure you into a world of secrets, longing, and desire!
SO DEEP IS THE NIGHT – An Evening Of Song With UTE GFRERER
mainstage theater at 7:30PM
Having given her Amercian Theater debut with Virginia Opera in a production of the “Seven Deadly Sins,” Austrian soprano Ute Gfrerer is considered to be one of the best interpreters of Kurt Weill’s music. She has sung and recorded many of his works, including The Threepenny Opera, One Touch of Venus, Lady in the Dark, Marie Galante and The Seven Deadly Sins.
After studying voice and acting in Los Angeles she became a successful international soloist for the past three decades. Her career brought her to major musical centers around the world , including the Zurich Opera, the Vienna Volksoper, the Barbican Hall in London, the NHK Hall in Tokio, the Teatro National in Guatemala City, the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Cologne Philharmonie and the Herkulessaal in Munich, working under the direction of Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Franz Welser-Moest, HK Gruber and Thomas Hengelbrock, to name just a few.
The artist’s extensive repertory ranges from opera (Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni) to operetta (Adele in Die Fledermaus and Valencienne in The Merry Widow) , musicals (Jesus Christ Superstar, My Fair Lady) as well as chansons and lieder. Ute Gfrerer is also known for her solo shows and cabaret programs where she channels stars like Marlene Dietrich or Edith Piaf.