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28 Jul 2006

Figaro: Trauung und Triebe - da gibt's nichts zu lachen!

schafer_christine.jpg(Photo: Oliver Hermann)
VON WALTER WEIDRINGER [Die Presse, 28 July 2006]

Figaro in Salzburg. Nikolaus Harnoncourt und Claus Guth deuten die Oper als tristes Beziehungsmusikdrama.

Das nenn ich konsequentes Netreb ko-Marketing, die Festspielpre miere von "Le Nozze di Figaro" zu allem medialen Überfluss auch noch am katholischen Festtag der Heiligen Anna anzusetzen! Von der Mutter Mariens zur Mutter der Klassik-Umsätze, von der Hochzeit Susannas und Figaros zur Vermählung von Boulevard und Hochkultur. Und dann - ja, dann kam doch alles anders.

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