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27 May 2008

Die Bassariden, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c7c2a9b2-2b41-11dd-a7fc-000077b07658.html

By George Loomis [Financial Times, 26 May 2008]

Alarmed by the threat of Dionysian rites in his kingdom, Pentheus, the ill-fated king of Thebes, personally investigates in disguise. In Christof Loy’s tense new production of Hans Werner Henze’s The Bassarids for the Bayerische Staatsoper, Pentheus finds himself centre-stage amid the cultish practices, women lined up on one side of him, men on the other.

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