Tag Archives: Salzburg Festival

The First Step is a You-Know-What

by Suzanne Calvin

From the Salzburg Festival, rave reviews for Bulgarian director Vera Nemirova’s outlandish-yet-nuanced vision of Alban Berg’s “Lulu.”  Evidently a certain amount of audience participation paid off, at least when the characters were pitching fake 500 Euro bills to delighted patrons.  Get the lowdown from “The New York Times” Anthony Tommasini. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Dir. Media & […]

A Tale of Two Festivals

by Suzanne Calvin

I have heard next to nothing about Edinburgh this year.  Here’s a link to Norman Lebrecht’s take on two festivals at a critical point in their histories, Edinburgh and Salzburg.  Lebrecht contends that the Scottish festival, once a real contender, is rapidly becoming irrelevant while Salzburg continues to reinvent itself for fresh, young audiences. It […]