Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Jean-Louis Martinoty Discusses His Mozartian Intentions

The director works with Erwin Schrott (Count Almaviva)
As a former assistant to Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Jean-Louis Martinoty was often called upon to do difficult duties in his career like giving the director's notes to Herbert von Karajan in Salzburg. His production of Le Nozze di Figaro opens this evening at the Wiener Staatsoper and features some of the world's greatest Mozart interpreters. Read the full interview for his insights into Mozart and this masterpiece. [Source]