31/03/2011

Robert Tear “absorbing” in Lulu 1979

Reading time: 1 min. Robert Tear Friedrich Cerha Alban Berg

{{image::tl_files/News_Bilder/Blog/observerlulu.jpg?width=200[&]alt=Lulu in the Observer 1979[&]mode=proportional[&]rel=lightbox}}Here’s a brief postscript to the many obituaries for Robert Tear. I read in the Guardian and the Telegraph that he had sung in the world première of Lulu in 1979, with the new third act by Friedrich Cerha.

After a brief glance into the hallowed UE archive folders, I found the Observer’s review of the première, where Tears’ “absorbing performance” as the painter is commended.

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