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.

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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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