Monthly Archives: July 2016

Der “Platoon”-Parsifal ging baden – kurier.at

Die Neuproduktion geriet in der Regie von Laufenberg szenisch völlig daneben und musikalisch medioker.

Source: Der “Platoon”-Parsifal ging baden – kurier.at

Bayreuth Wagner festival: another year, another walk-out

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/bayreuth-wagner-festival-another-year-another-walk-out-1.2723871

Guests arrive at the “Festspielhaus” for Bayreuth Wagner music festival in 2008:  this year’s festival has been plagued with drama, from conductors walking out to organisers rescinding its invitation to German performance artist Jonathan Meese in horror at the running costs for his proposed staging. Photograph: Joerg Koch/AFP/Getty

Watch: Verdi’s Il trovatore on-demand — News — Royal Opera House

David Bösch’s new Royal Opera production is available to watch around the world for 30 days.

Source: Watch: Verdi’s Il trovatore on-demand — News — Royal Opera House

A perennial favourite: The history of Il trovatore at the Royal Opera House — News — Royal Opera House

Verdi’s fiery tragedy has been a staple at the Royal Opera House for centuries, as revealed by a foray into our archives.

Source: A perennial favourite: The history of Il trovatore at the Royal Opera House — News — Royal Opera House

‘Life and death on the stage’: What makes Werther a masterpiece (The Royal Opera) – YouTube