Johannes Kepler, portrait by an unknown artist. Credit: Wikimedia Commons
The trial in which the famous astronomer, Johannes Kepler, defended his mother from accusations of witchcraft has been turned into an opera, following new research into the original 17th Century legal proceedings.
You’ve heard about his laws of planetary motion - now, prepare to experience the libretto. Drawing on fresh historical research, the 17th Century trial in which the famed astronomer, Johannes Kepler, defended his mother against accusations of witchcraft has become the subject of a brand new opera.