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Ensemble

A Sexy Summer Night

'Feuersnot' by Richard Strauss,
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

On 18 January 2014, Palermo's Teatro Massimo opened its 2014 season with Feuersnot by Richard Strauss, a very rarely performed opera. It was last staged in Italy way back in 1938 in Genoa with Strauss himself in the pit. Based on a text by the highly elegant and sophisticated poet Ernst von Wolzogen, this 'musical poem in one act' was quite successful from 1902 until the nineteen thirties. Because of its duration (ninety minutes), it was often found in double bills with Salome...

Copyright © 23 January 2014 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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RICHARD STRAUSS

PALERMO

ITALY

BAVARIA

GERMANY

MUNICH

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