Munich Mussorgsky Revival Mixes Liturgy With Torture and Murder

Burchuladze2.png[Paata Burchuladze (Iwan Chowansky)]
By Shirley Apthorp [, 20 March 2007]
March 20 (Bloomberg) — Things are getting rough on the stage of Munich’s National Theater. Soldiers in bulky jackets and balaclavas tape corpses into body bags. Some swig vodka, others gaze vacantly into space. These are hardened men, cynics, still traumatized by what they have seen.