International opera director dies

The Swedish director Folke Abenius died yesterday, aged 80. He was head of the Royal Theatre in Stockholm, 1978-84, and staged many long-lasting productions of staple operas in Drottningholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Hamburg.

His 1972 Rosenkavalier played unchanged in Stockholm for 37 years.

 

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