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31 Jan 2006

Gotterdammerung - Theatre du Chatelet, Paris

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Gotterdammerung at the Chatelet(Photo: M.N. Robert)
By Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 31 January 2006]

What a relief: for the final opera in Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen the director Robert Wilson found a few more colours. Siegfried had been played out against an almost permanent blue screen, like a science-fiction film before the special effects are added, but in Götterdämmerung we were treated to the sunny yellow of dawn, bloody red and even spot-lit white.

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