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Busy opera director is named head of Vienna’s Burgtheater

It is being described as a high-risk appointment: Martin Kusej, 55, former head of drama at the Salzburg Festival will take over Vienna’s main theatre in 2019. Kušej’s opera productions include: La clemenza di Tito and Don Giovanni at Salzburg,  Zauberflöte, Elektra and Genoveva in Zurich, Fidelio in Stuttgart, Salome in Graz, Carmen for Berlin State Opera, Lady Macbeth of Mt
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