29 Jul 2019

Ponifasio brings the Pacific to Salzburg Festival's Idomeneo

From Lately, 10:30 pm on 29 July 2019

The Salzburg Festival has just opened in Austria with the production of Idomeneo directed by the rock star of international opera directing, Peter Sellars, with conductor Teodor Curentzis and soloists including New Zealand's bass Jonathan Lemalu.

Sellars' has invited New Zealand's theatre director Lemi Ponifasio to choreograph, and he speaks with Karyn about how the Pacific features in this 21st century production where Mozart is realised as a climate warrior.

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Photo: MAU