THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Rodgers & Hammersteinn at Volksoper Wien
"Renaud Doucet has righted many wrongs in his joyous production of The Sound of Music by minimizing the sucrose level and maximizing the historical content.(…) Doucet manipulates the action with cinematic ease (there are 20 set changes)... Andre Barbe has given the show a look of authenticity without being literal..."
VOLKSOPER WIEN (Austria)
OPER GRAZ (Austria)
"... In our effort to embody the message of freedom, we strove to create sets, costumes and lighting (...) that avoided cliché. We intentionally cast typical children who misbehaved and possessed voices that were, though expert, more human than angelic. By way of appeasing local sensitivities we chose to right a culinary faux pas: schnitzel, as any Austrian will tell you, is never served with noodles..."
A. Barbe & R. Doucet (View Full Text)
This production of The Sound of Music played more than 100 times at the Volksoper Wien and is coming back once again in the repertoire.
Lighting Designer : Guy Simard
Photos : Dimo Dimov
Video : Volksoper Wien