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08 May 2006

Lohengrin, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4931ad84-deb1-11da-acee-0000779e2340.html

By Martin Bernheimer [Financial Times, 8 May 2006]

The Metropolitan Opera is a company that, for better or worse, wants a tree to resemble a tree. A swan is certainly supposed to look like a swan. Robert Wilson offered a notable exception to the rule, however, with his abstraction of Lohengrin, last seen in 1998. Essentially it is a lovely light-show with music.

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