Monday, May 12, 2014

REVIEW: Gounod's Faust by Opera Hong Kong

Cultural Centre Garnd Theatre, Friday May 9

From Goethe to Goth. For this year's Le French May, it offers to show how the French composer Gounod reduced a thoughtful psychological tragedy by German writer Goethe down to a frothing Gothic romp. Director Paul-Emile Fourny magnified this vision by limiting the color palette on stage to grayscale with occasional red; and it worked. Well, to a certain extent...

Read my full review at HKELD, click here.

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