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06 May 2011

La Damnation de Faust, English National Opera

By Mark Berry [Boulezian, 6 May 2011]
This was, I am afraid, a self-congratulatory car-crash, from beginning to end. Alarm bells rang when opening the programme to reveal images from the Third Reich. Still louder did they ring when perusing an interview between director Terry Gilliam and Edward Seckerson, in which the former’s grasp of German history was revealed to be at best shaky.

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