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The Dark Mirror: Zender’s Winterreise

Barbican Theatre, London (****)

© Hugo Glendinning, Ian Bostridge, the Wayfarer

© Hugo Glendinning, Ian Bostridge, the Wayfarer

How well do staged classical music pieces work? The jury is still out despite the considerable brilliance that director Netia Jones brings to her staged interpretation of Hans Zender’s orchestrated version of Schubert’s `Winterreise’. Continue reading