Rolando Villazón and La Fura dels Baus mix Mozart and science fiction

 

Visually stunning and eccentric, that is how the world’s famous Mozart festival (Mozartwoche) opened in Salzburg – for the first time under the direction of Rolando Villazón. One of the highlights, the new staging of Thamos, a forgotten work composed by Mozart when he was only 17 years old.

“The piece is about power and love. It’s about a ruler. It talks about technology and a vision about the future. Especially in this production staged by La Fura dels Baus.” Continue reading