Jules Massenet's Werther

The story of a main character Werther takes place around 1772 in Wetzlar near Frankfurt, and unveils a touching drama of two young hearts who were not allowed to find happiness, because of the conventions of the period and family conditions. When Werther meets Charlotte, he falls in love with her at first sight but is desolated after finding out she is about to marry someone else. Charlotte´s jolly and optimistic sister Sophie hides her feelings she secretly cherishes towards Werther who is hopelessly infatuated with Charlotte and has numerous time, to no avail, attempted to win her heart.

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Cast:

  • Silvia Hablowetz
  • Keith Ikaia-Purdy
  • Armin Kolarczyk

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