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“Schau sie an, ein Gefangener der Gosse”

In a starling last-minute change of programming, the Salzburg Festival has canceled all further performances of the critically-reviled Peter Stein production of Don Carlos. Weltstars Anja Harteros and Jonas Kaufmann will instead perform My Fair Lady (pictured).

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  • laddie says:

    Did anyone watch this online; I’ve just made it through the Posa/Carlo duet. Jonas is extra *jummy* in this production. He and Harteros are magnificent.