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15 May 2006

Parsifal, Metropolitan Opera, New York

parsifal_poster_small.gifBy Martin Bernheimer [Financial Times, 15 May 2006]

Wagner called Parsifal a “stage-consecrating festival play”, and most companies these days apply modern sensibilities to the complex narrative. Some adapt abstraction, others impose stylisation. Some focus on symbolism, others invoke sociological, even political commentary. There can be more here than meets the ear.

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