English director provokes German storm by supporting opera cuts
March 30, 2014 by Norman Lebrecht
Karen Stone, the experienced intendant at Magdeburg Opera (previously at Graz and Dallas), has drawn a furious response by accepting that budget cuts may be necessary in the coming years. The opera bosses at Dessau and Halle, where the cuts are kicking in right now, says Karen is only supporting cuts because Magdeburg has been exempted. Read about the row here.
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