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Scintillating Overtones

MARIA NOCKIN describes the best 'Salome'
she's seen in a decade

 

After the premiere of Richard Strauss' Salome, Kaiser Wilhelm said the composer would do himself terrible damage with the piece. Later, Strauss commented that as a result of the damage he built a luxurious villa in Garmisch! Santa Fe Opera's 2015 production of Salome, which this reporter saw on 31 July, made use of the full orchestration and boasted a cast of singers whose powerful and musically colorful voices soared above it...

Copyright © 13 August 2015 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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RICHARD STRAUSS

SALOME

DAVID ROBERTSON

SANTA FE OPERA

SANTA FE

NEW MEXICO

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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