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Jessye Norman, Philip Langridge & Bryn Terfel
Saito Kinen Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
Oedipus Rex was conceived as an opera without drama or movement, in which the narrator gives the game away before the events are depicted on stage. Undaunted, Julie Taymor flings everything... — More…
Isabel Bayrakdarian (Bystrouška, the vixen), Lauren Curnow (Fox), Quinn Kelsey (Gamekeeper), Judith Christin (Gamekeeper´s wife, Owl)
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Seiji Ozawa (conductor) & Laurent Pelly (director)
Pelly's staging has plenty of charm but precious little of the dramatic depth that makes the opera such an extraordinary experience in a great production...Bayrakadrian is an affecting Vixen... — More…