Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Idomeneo furor

The Deutsche Oper in Berlin has cancelled a production of Mozart's Idomeneo over security worries over possible fallout regarding an added scene by stage director Hans Neuenfels in which Idomeneo presents as a gift the severed heads of Jesus, Buddha, Poseidon, and Mohammed.

Link to CBC article

Update 9/28/06:

Roger Kimball in WSJ weighs in on the controversy

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