Opera meets the fantasy-horror genre in this spooky piece by Bela Bartok. It isn't clear what is going on, but it’s nothing good. Serial murder? Vampires? Zombies? Who knows...?
The fairy tales that the story is based upon are dark and violent. Some have said they even have basis in fact (Source: Wikipedia. Click to read more). Never the less, the music is majestic and the opera has worked its way onto the favorites list of many people. Click the photo to learn more details about its design.