Eros and Gospels
GIUSEPPE PENNISI was in Naples
for Richard Strauss' 'Salome'
Salome by Richard Strauss returned to Naples sixteen years after the last performance in the San Carlo Opera House. At the same venue in February 1908, the composer had conducted eleven performances of the first of his operas to be appreciated worldwide.
I was at the early evening performance at 6pm on 18 November 2014. This brand new production celebrates Strauss' one hundred and fifth birthday and also the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November)...
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