Der Rosenkavalier, Komische Oper, Berlin

Rosenkavalier_Berlin.jpgBy Shirley Apthorp [Financial Times, 26 April 2006]
Berlinís opera houses, ordered to scrimp and shave a further Ä16m off their budgets by 2009, called a conference earlier this month to admit that it will not work. No matter what is eliminated, what is amalgamated, and who is sacked, nothing will make the numbers add up.