At the Salzburger Festspiele, Hofmannsthal’s Falun Mine Crumbles, Brick by Brick

In spite of its dramatic staging, an early play by the librettist of Der Rosenkavalier struggles to connect.

Gregory Manni
Gregory Manni grew up between Detroit’s suburban sprawl and Lake Michigan’s shoreline, and has since become a disciple of ecology, poetry, and story. He moved to Austria in 2021 to see about a girl, and his current aim is beating back climate change through the act of writing. He tweets at @gregory_manni.

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