Through a chance encounter at a high school party, Simon and Mia are instantly drawn to one another. As their relationship develops, they are forced to rely on each other for support as they come to terms with their traumatic pasts. “Simon” is a chamber opera featuring a tenor, soprano, violin, percussion, and electronic media, and deals with topics such as abandonment, loss, grief, and the universal need to be understood.

Cast:

  • Rafael Helbig-Kostka as Simon
  • Sienna Kallweit/Estelka Sellei as Mia

Music by Gerard Stäbler

Libretto by Christopher Grøndahl

German translation by Hermann Schneider