Devil in the detail
Germany [MAX JOSEPH MAGAZINE]
Gambling that opera-goers fancy flicking through a bit of laterally thought-through culture when they’re not dicky-bow’d up for Die Fledermaus, the Bavarian Opera’s Max Joseph magazine has hit its stride with its fourth instalment. Editor-for-all-seasons Anne Urbauer joined a year ago “to target a younger generation who pay taxes to finance this highly sophisticated cultural institution but don’t use it”.
High-minded themes (disappearance, shame, rapture) string the issues together with the opera…