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Posted by on Aug 2, 2010 in Reviews | 0 comments

David Bowie and Nietzsche Together At Last!

David Bowie and Nietzsche Together At Last!

by Melissa Wimbish JP-DIONYSIS-popup

Anthony Tommasini of The New York Times reports on the latest opera by German composer Wolfgang Rihm, Dionysos. Based on Nietzsche’s Dionysos-Dithyramben, its premiere at the Salzburg Festival this past Tuesday left the reviewer feeling “oddly moved.” That’s my favorite kind of moved…

Where does David Bowie come in? Well, the title mentioned the Labyrinth and visions of Mr. Bowie holding a crying child and singing “Dance magic!” danced above my head like sugarplums!

Check out the full review at: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/02/arts/music/02dionysos.html

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