Wolfgang Rihm (1952-)
Information about the composer Wolfgang Rihm and his operas.
A prolific German composer.
Die Eroberung von Mexico (The Conquest of Mexico)
A symbolic representation of the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs.
Recommended recordings on CD
Metzmacher/Salter/Behle (CPO 999 185-2)
A recording of the opera's premiere.
Hamburg State Opera Chorus, Hamburg State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Ingo Metzmacher, 1992.
Cast: Richard Salter (Cortez), Renate Behle (Montezuma).
CPO 999 185-2