World Premiere - The Merchant of Venice18 April 2013
Today sees the world premiere of André Tchaikowsky’s The Merchant of Venice at the Bregenzer Festspiele.
The American Journal, Opera news, has a spotlight feature about the premiere of Andre Tchaikowsky’s opera The Merchant of Venice (libretto after Shakespeare by John O’Brien). The article gives a fascinating insight into the world (and mind) of the composer and a glimpse into the the views of the work and the reason for its premiere, so long after the death of the composer, by David Pountney (director of the Bregenz Festival) and Keith Warner (director of the production).
Read the article here…