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    Acting Strong

    Charles V, Walter Benjamin, Prince of Homburg, Friedrich Hölderlin, Martin Luther: Dietrich Henschel takes on history’s greats.

    He has taken to the stage as Charles V, as Walter Benjamin, as Prince of Homburg, and as Friedrich Hölderlin. Now, in the role of Martin Luther, Dietrich Henschel adds another heavyweight to this eclectic list of key figures from political and intellectual history. In May 2019, the baritone will take on the role of the Protestant reformer in the premiere of Bo Holten's opera Schlagt sie tot! at the Malmö Opera.