opera notebook

some operas I have seen on video


Giuseppe Verdi, Simon Boccanegra (1857, revised 1881)
Opernhaus Zürich, 2021

Rowley & Gerhaher
Rowley & Gerhaher

A perpetually revolving set – doors constantly opening, passageways continually revealed – provides a visual analogue to the dizzying involutions of the libretto of Simon Boccanegra.

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