21 Oct 2008
Oedipe, Théâtre du Capitole, Paris
By Francis Carlin [Financial Times, 21 October 2008]
With the decline of new works, disinterring forgotten operas has become an intendant's sacred mission. So many resurrections, so few genuinely interesting works. George Enescu's Oedipe , first performed at the Paris Opera in 1936 after a long gestation spanning 20 years between 1910 and 1930, is the latter, a staggering example of unjust neglect.