Our New York operavores Elizabeth Frayer and Shawn E Milnes set out full of hope and with totally empty bladders to watch the endurance test that Das Rheingold can be – two and a half hours without intermission.
All was going swimmingly (as it were) until the stage machinery all of a sudden stopped in its tracks. Just as it did in the first run. That shouldn’t happen in a major opera house with a well-tested revival.
Read what our avid pair made of it.