Bayreuth reels from worst-ever booingNews
When the curtain fell on the new production of Götterdämmerung on Friday, it drew the worst storm of audience hostility that veteran Wagner watchers can recall.
The singers drew a mixed response but the anger was directed mostly at the pessimism of Valentin Schwarz’s production. The future? There is no future, it seems to say.
Watch the booing at 02:32:57 below.
Photo: Enrico Nawrath/Bayreuth Festival