A Poor Staging
Graham Vick's 'The Marriage of Figaro' in Rome,
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
Graham Vick is a British stage director venerated in Italy more than in his home country. In the UK, he is in charge of the small experimental Birmingham opera program — no program is listed on the web site for this year — but, in the past, six productions of his have been seen at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. I appreciated some of his stagings very much — for example: Moise et Pharaon and Guillaume Tell at the Rossini Opera Festival, and Die Entführung aus dem Serail at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. As he ages, Vick seems to like more gruesome productions...
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