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Frau ohne Schatten (Richard Strauss) Munich State Opera

Helmut Pitsch

There was a lot of tension before this new production of Richard Strauss's Frau ohne Schatten in Munich. It is the celebration of the50th jubiliee of the re opening of the Bavarian State Opera Theater (the so called Nationaltheater) after the second world war with the same masterpiece of Munich born Richard Strauss and it is the first Premier of Kyrill Petrenko as new Music Director. After his huge success in Bayreuth expectations were high – and fulfilled. Like a...