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Metaphysical Realm

Wagner's 'Tristan und Isolde'
impresses GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

At its 77th edition, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Florence Musical May) is one of the oldest and most important music festivals in Europe. For nearly two months — this year from 30 April until 4 July — it blends opera, symphonic, ballet and chamber music with a balance between innovation and rediscovery of old scores. In the last few years, the festival has been plagued by severe financial problems (Read Important Debuts, 9 May 2012 and Troubles in Florence, 7 May 2013). Now, with financial aid from various levels of government and a new management, the worst seems to have gone...

Copyright © 4 May 2014 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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RICHARD WAGNER

TRISTAN AND ISOLDE

FLORENCE

ITALY

ZUBIN MEHTA

MARTIN GANTNER

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