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19 Apr 2006

A disappointing Ring that just goes round in circles

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2006/04/19/btring19.xml&sSheet=/arts/2006/04/19/ixartleft.html

Brünnhilde_small.jpgRupert Christiansen reviews Götterdämmerung at the Royal Opera in Covent Garden [Daily Telegraph, 19 April 2006]

The drop curtain for this dismayingly bad production of Götterdämmerung depicts a blackboard swirling with a scribbled mass of equations, formulae and jottings. It represents, I feel, the inside of Keith Warner's head as he confronted the massive challenge of directing Wagner's Ring cycle, of which this opera is the culmination.

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