Did Bard’s Festival raise our sense of the composer’s classical works? Yes and no.
The biggest problem here was sensory overload.
Although I saw this provocative production a month ago, I continue to think about it.
REVIEW: A Grandeur Night for Singing: Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s Zauberflöte Recording (for Parterre Box)
The maestro captures superbly this work’s complex mix of diverse elements.
For all of its winking loucheness, the show is utterly devoid of any real suggestion of sex.