Director Tobias Kratzer: man for the really big opera beaters

Steasing eyes, angular facial curves, swelling muscles under the sporty comfort clothes, hardly any hair under the baseball cap. Tobias Kratzer could optically go through as ruffle rapper making thick trousers. He knows that and is ironically maintaining this image in his neat classic environment. Then sabers you immediately and without ceasing in a bright, […]

At the Opéra-Comique A “White Lady” By Boïeldieu Outdated But Well Sung

The Opéra-Comique continues in its DNA: after Auber, Hérold or Rossini, here is Boïeldieu and his White Lady which was, in 1825, an incredible triumph … which we have today a little trouble understanding: is it the composer’s fault or the staging? Haunted castles, dark family stories So we had Count Ory, Le Pré-aux-clercs, Le […]

At the Opéra-Comique A “White Lady” By Boïeldieu Outdated But Well Sung

The Opéra-Comique continues in its DNA: after Auber, Hérold or Rossini, here is Boïeldieu and his White Lady which was, in 1825, an incredible triumph … which we have today a little trouble understanding: is it the composer’s fault or the staging? Haunted castles, dark family stories So we had Count Ory, Le Pré-aux-clercs, Le […]