Wojtek Gierlach will play the role of Assur in Rossini’s “Semiramide” Staged by the Royal Danish Opera


Beginning on November 22nd, Copenhagen’s Royal Danish Opera will house Gioachino Rossini’s “Semiramide”. Bass Wojtek Gierlach will play the important role of Assur in the eight performances that will be staged. The show has been co-produced by Belgium’s Vlaamse Opera, where it premiered in December 2010. Stage direction, costumes and set design have been entrusted to Nigel Lowery. Israeli Rani Calderon will be conducting the Royal Danish Opera Orchestra and Chorus.