J.C.Bach's opera "Zanaida" at Mainz

This week brings the first rehearsals of J.C.Bach's opera "Zanaida" at  Staatstheater Mainz, Germany. The brand new production of this near-forgotten opera is led by musical director Adam Benzwi and stage director Max Hopp. Set and costume designer of the opera is Madis Nurms, lights by René Zensen and dramaturg is Christin Hagemann.  The opera has a fresh German libretto by Doris Decker.