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“...Welcome to the Post-Lockdown Opera”

The Wall Street Journal/ May 19, 2020 By Ruth Bender

WIESBADEN, Germany—When this town’s main theater stages Richard Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” this week, a recorded prelude will remind the audience what the composer’s opera sounds like with a full orchestra.

“It’s for people to remember that what they’re seeing is the coronavirus version,” said Uwe Eric Laufenberg, director of the Wiesbaden State Theater, the first major European concert hall to lift…READ MORE

KEY TAKEAWAY: Live concerts tentatively emerge, with the re-envisioning of programs in a minimalist, distancing way for performers and audience.

Photo by Samuel Sianipar via Unsplash.


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