Second whinge of 2014

I just realised that ROH’s Die Frau Ohne Schatten is directed by none other than Il Guth. What better time for a restricted view seat? It’s not like I’ll miss Johan Botha’s riveting stage antics.

Let me reaffirm my contempt for Guth’s so-called productions of Le nozze and Don Giovanni. Shite. More so because I really like Dorothea Roschmann, including the performances she turned in those productions. Yet you couldn’t get me to sit twice through either. Great job there, buddy.


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opera lover with a predilection for Mozart and Baroque

Posted on January 6, 2014, in richard strauss and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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