A Bad Day at the Staatsoper

Rigoletto, Bavarian State Opera, Munich
By Shirley Apthorp [Financial Times, 24 Feb 05]
The apes have landed. The Duke of Mantua is a gorilla. Monterone is an orang utan, surrounded by hairy baboons. The cult film director Doris Dörrie is monkeying with Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Bavarian State Opera.
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