Production reviews (1)

20 May 2016 - 2 Apr 2023
Lear, ReimannOpera: NA,  
Opéra National de Paris  | Performances (8)
23 May 2016www.operanews.comStephen J. Mudge
Bieito’s dark production was staged on an austere but effective set of wooden planks designed by Rebecca Ringst, which opened up for the storm scene. The production was acted with an intensity rarely seen on the opera stage and free of any Regietheater excesses. The division of Lear’s wealth was simply represented by the daughters grabbing their part of a loaf of bread. Goneril and R...