|Bo Skovhus in Paris Lear (Photo © Elisa Haberer)|
The latest performance opened on May 23rd and will run through June 12. The Paris production in direceted by the provocative director Calixto Bieito and features the crownless king often stripped down, both emotionally and physically.
Lear is one of the most performed modern German operas. There have been 34 new productions since its premiere, - See more at: http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/features/bo-skovhus-aribert-reimanns-lear#sthash.29yof3yS.dpuf
Bo Skovhus in Hamburg's Lear:
Lear is one of the most performed modern German operas, having received 34 productions since its 1978 premiere in Munich with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in the title role. The U.S. premiere was presented by the San Francisco Opera in June 1981 with Thomas Stewart as Lear.