Capriccio, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Fontana_Gabriele.pngThe last gasp of Romanticism
By Raymond Monell [Independent, 30 August 2007]
The backdrop of this production of Strauss’s Capriccio placed us, in the first half, at the bottom of a palace stairwell. After the interval the stairwell had been hit by a bomb, presumably one of many that were falling on Munich in 1942, when the opera was premiered.