Artists

Franziska Walser

Recitation

Edgar Selge

Recitation

Program

Rainer Maria Rilke

Duino Elegies

The works of Rainer Maria Rilke are among the most beautiful, complex, and multilayered creations of German poetry. The actors Franziska Walser and Edgar Selge recite Rilke’s Duino Elegies, a highpoint in the poet’s output, in this extraordinary program that makes these texts accessible for the mind and the heart.

Performance running time: approximately 100 minutes. No intermission