Luciano Berio (1925-2003)
Information about the composer Luciano Berio and his operas.
Un Re in Ascolto (A King Listens)
Based on Shakespeare's Tempest. Prospero's island has become a theatre, and Prospero, its master, is auditioning for a singer to realise his vision.
Recommended recordings on CD
Maazel/Adam/Rieder (Col Legno 20005)
A live recording of the Salzburg premiere.
Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Lorin Maazel, 8/7/1984.
Cast: Theo Adam (Prospero).
Col Legno 20005