In 2019 Dietrich Henschel shone as Martin Luther in Bo Holten's opera Schlagt sie tot! which premiered in Malmö. Now he can also be heard in the role of the Reformer on CD.

In the time leading up to the premiere, Dietrich Henschel sat down with our magazine to explain the critical image of Luther that the opera paints against the backdrop of the Peasants' Wars and how he approaches the role.


Intelligent programmes: We look forward to exchanging ideas.

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