Earlier in the week she took a pop at the Bavarian State Opera, her staunch employer for many years. Complaining that the house hasn't booked her for any new roles recently, the 65 year old diva announced she's terminating their relationship from 2014.
Lucrezia Borgia - Nationaltheater Munich, 25 July 2011
Created two years ago as a star vehicle for the eternal Edita Gruberova, Christof Loy's production is well-known to those interested in such things via the DVD which appeared soon afterwards. Loy's latterday predilection for monochrome, minimalist sets is manifested in a stage that remains resolutely bare except for the occasional chair. But then who goes to the opera to admire the furniture (apart from Amazon reviewers)?