Cher Public

  • grimoaldo: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=yMR3 xv5-K2A Beautiful! 12:31 PM
  • armerjacquino: And, of course, whatever Thomas’ motivation, the point is just because he says it isn’t a problem for him... 12:29 PM
  • m. croche: Most of the liberals I know consider the W.P. to be a conservative paper. A growing number of conservatives are voicing the... 12:24 PM
  • armerjacquino: Snap! 12:09 PM
  • grimoaldo: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=qvFm Poz5DZk 12:06 PM
  • sorella: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=eldc _26cBqw 12:00 PM
  • sorella: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=2eMP 7gTf6Sk 11:59 AM
  • sorella: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=9ahl _be6xJE 11:58 AM

High concept

Well, my dears, if you thought Frank Castorf‘s Ring and Stefan Herheim‘s Meistersinger were outré, then wait until you get a load of the radical take on Don Carlos by Peter Stein for the Salzburg Festival!   Read more »

Geherheimnishehr hallt mir dein Wort

It’s not a sure thing, only a “perhaps,” but it’s the most exciting Regie news La Cieca has heard all season. According to an interview with Alexander Pereira, intendant of the Salzburg Festival, published in the current issue of Opera magazine, this summer’s new production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by parterre fave Stefan Herheim “will also go to Paris and, perhaps, New York.” Read more »

Kaufmänner

“Taking the libretto’s description of ‘panther-like’ literally, Bacchus appears in a shiny leopard-print suit (well, close enough) and proceeds to creep up to Ariadne like a shy housecat.”  Veteran blogress Zerbinetta (pictured, left) was right there for the Salzburg Festival’s gala Ariadne auf Naxos and the two-tenor version of La boheme, and reviewed both productions for the website bachtrack.