British director Graham Vick based his interpretation on two theses: First, Otello should not necessarily be sung by a black-painted white tenor and second, that one should have zero compassion for him. Thus, in this staging, all singers are white, and Otello is portrayed as a cold-blooded killer, whose killing of Desdemona was nothing more than as a long-term planned honour murder.
At the Epicentre of the Extraordinary. An Interview with Markus Hinterhäuser.
Dressed in the leather jacket, with large earphones and strumming on his guitar Wolfram von Stolzing reminds the Bernstein’s´ Tony. Jonas Kaufmann gives in this production his Stolzing debut and portrays a naive, warm-hearted, unconscious of his talents young men.
“Turandot “at the Bregenz Festival En Español By Opera Views. Fotos by Bregenz Festival This year’s Summer Opera Festival in Austrian town Bregenz presented a varied and hugely attended anniversary season. […]