Sancta Susanna

  • Opera de Lyon, Lyon, France, 2012

Composed by Hindemith in 1921, Sancta Susanna examines the relationship between celibacy and lust in Christianity, depicting the descent of a nunnery into sexual frenzy. John Fulljames directs Opera de Lyon’s production of this 23 minute opera, as part of their six-opera festival in 2012.