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02 Sep 2007

Capriccio, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Fontana_Gabriele.pngThe last gasp of Romanticism
By Raymond Monell [Independent, 30 August 2007]

The backdrop of this production of Strauss's Capriccio placed us, in the first half, at the bottom of a palace stairwell. After the interval the stairwell had been hit by a bomb, presumably one of many that were falling on Munich in 1942, when the opera was premiered.

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