Verdi's Falstaff in high definition,
live from New York,
by MARIA NOCKIN
On Saturday 14 December 2014 the Metropolitan Opera transmitted Giuseppe Verdi's last opera Falstaff live in high definition to more than sixty countries around the world. This reviewer saw it in Phoenix Arizona. Robert Carsen's updated production was new to the Met but had been seen in Europe. He set the action in the post war world of the fifties and costume designer Brigitte Reiffenstuel outfitted the stylish women of Windsor in the crinoline-lined full skirts of the New Look...
Copyright © 19 December 2013