Abstract and Symbolic
'Tristan und Isolde' at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
enthralls GIUSEPPE PENNISI
On 27 November 2016, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma inaugurated the 2016-17 season with a new production of Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde — a joint venture with Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris (where it had its debut last May) and with De Nationale Opera in Amsterdam (where it will be staged soon). The theater was full, and several politicians, business and media people were in the audience. After the opera, there was a gala dinner for some two hundred guests in the Opera Museum of Costumes. In brief, conductor Daniele Gatti raised his baton at 4.30pm; after the performance, the applauses and accolades terminated at 10.30pm and the gala dinner finished well after midnight...
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