‘This opera contains very explicit scenes of sex and violence’Uncategorized
That’s the sales pitch for Antwerp’s new Calixto Bieito production of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.
It’s not a parental warning. It’s the opera company’s promotional pitch, the one that’s supposed to sell seats.
Personally, if I wanted sex and violence, I would go to a specialist supplier.
This opera house seems to have lost the plot.
See the promotion here.