24 May 2011

Oresteïa, Karlsplatz, Vienna


By Shirley Apthorp [Financial Times, 24 May 2011]
History and art overlap as the sun sets over Vienna’s Karlskirche. Cassandra sings of bloodbaths in the House of Atrius and flames lick the water of the 19th-century Karlsplatz pond, painting a Henry Moore sculpture orange while the fading light turns the 18th-century church delicate shades of eggshell.