Tag Archives: Idomeneo

Jonathan’s Viennese Auditions

by tdoadmin

It is 6:00 in the morning and I am in the Vienna Airport waiting for my flight back to Dallas. I came over for three intense days of auditions held at the historic Theater an der Wien, where a panel of my colleagues and I heard almost 100 singers from 34 countries. There were representatives […]

Jonathan Pell, Artistic Director, Berlin Part IV

by tdoadmin

End of Act I of Mozart’s IDOMENEO at Berlin’s Komische Oper Last night was a performance of Mozart’s IDOMENEO at Berlin’s Komische Oper.  It was sad to see so few people in the audience—I would guess that there were only around 250 people in attendance. It was a stark, modern production with a unit set […]