Israel Opera is urged to sack British directormain
Supporters of Israel Opera have written to its director Hanna Munitz asking her to sack Graham Vick from its production of Lucia di Lammermoor next year. Vick drew accusations of anti-Israel and anti-semitic bias for his production of Mose in Egitto at the Rossini Festival in Pesaro, where the Egyptian slave-drivers were depicted as gun-toting Jews and the suffering Jews as Palestinians.
I have also seen a protest letter that has been sent to the Italian president and prime minister. Graham Vick has maintained radio silence,