Sex and Blood in Jerusalem
GIUSEPPE PENNISI reports on the
new production of 'Salome' in Leipzig
I saw and heard the much-awaited premiere of the new production of Salome in Leipzig on Saturday 17 June 2017. The theatre was full and the audience dressed up.
As I wrote on 21 November 2014 about a new staging of the opera in Naples, productions of Salome tend to fall between two stools. Firstly, decadent stage setting and acting — it seems that Strauss picked up the subject after admiring a Gustave Moreau painting...
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