Impressions from the opera at Bregenz

As announced here are some impressions from my summer –

and on highlight was definitely the “Turandot” at the Festspiele in Bregenz. As I had seen in July the Munich interpretation I was curious for this version:

as Puccini didn’t finish his composition before he died there are several finishes and ways to end this opera. I think I like most the abrupt ending after the aria of Liu and a symbolic reconciliation of Turandot and Kalaf instead of the prolonged end by Alfano. A question of personal preferences …

Here are some pics from the visually overwhelming play at the Seebühne: