Posted July 21, 2013

Posted July 21, 2013

Frank Castorf, the director of the 2013 Jubilee Ring at the Bayreuther Festspiele, spoke out in an interview with Spiegel Online stated, “Bayreuth ist pure DDR”.

His colleagues said that when Castorf does show for rehearsals, he is late. Castorf complained that he had only 9 days to stage Das Rheingold. The Festspiele commences July 26th. The live radio transmission schedule is not available  yet on, but should be up very soon.

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image of Castorf courtesy of Spiegel Online