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28 Oct 2008

Parsifal, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a2ed51ee-a4f6-11dd-b4f5-000077b07658.html

By George Loomis [Financial Times, 28 October 2008]

The filmmaker Werner Herzog, who has staged operas periodically over his long career, has mentioned two things that appealed to him about directing Parsifal in Valencia: the presence there of a relic with a plausible claim to be the Holy Grail and the remarkable Santiago Calatrava-designed opera house, now two years old.

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