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Der Kaiser Von Atlantis

Der Kaiser Von Atlantis

Composed By: Viktor Ullmann

Libretto by: Peter Kien

Carnegie Mellon University

Director: Karina Aviva

Built By: Carnegie Scenic

Scenic Charge: Yafei Hu

Lighting: Jessica Winward

Costumes: Emma Pollet

Props: Alex Dollinger

Photos: Evan Frank, JD Hopper

Written during the Holocaust, this one-act opera on the absurdity of life, death and war tells the story of a power struggle between death and the emperor over-all. When the emperor declares all-out war between all people death abandons his work, creating a world where nobody can die.



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