Rattle’s Tristan goes to Aixmain
In his 1988 breakthrough novel, The Swimming-Pool Library, Alan Hollinghurst writes a scene where he is watchng Simon Rattle conduct Tristan und Isolde at Covent Garden.
This summer, Rattle’s Tristan will headline the Aix-en-Provence Festival, just announced.
Stuart Skelton and Nina Stemme are the protagonists. Simon Stone directs. The LSO are in the pit, with an Estonian chorus.