Modern Opera: How Modern is Tolerable in Opera?

Could purist opera fans really be mean? Or they just don’t mind being direct and honest in providing feedback regarding productions that they see. The word “Eurotrash” still comes up occasionally despite the initial derogatory nature.¬†You must have remembered the word Eurotrash when I wrote a review about stage director Willy Decker’s vision of Verdi’s “La Traviata”. It’s one of

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Salome: Nudity in Opera

Salome: Nudity in Opera

What if I tell you that once in opera, somebody dared to shock the market and rock everyone on their seats with their revolutionary approach on opera? I am referring to Richard Strauss and 2 of his operatic masterpieces changed the opera industry forever. And I will discuss one of them here – Richard Strauss’s “Salome”, one of his craziest

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