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Difficult to Forget

Richard Strauss' 'Die Frau ohne Schatten',
enjoyed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

Italians do not like fairy tales. Hofmannsthal and Strauss' masterpiece Die Frau ohne Schatten is a very special fairy tale rarely performed in Italy. It was chosen to open the 73rd Maggio Musicale Fiorentino on 29 April 2010. This review is based on that performance. The Maggio Musicale festival extends until 22 June and includes operas, concerts, ballets and plays...

Copyright © 2 May 2010 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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RICHARD STRAUSS

FLORENCE

ITALY

GERMANY

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