The Greek-Russian conductor has been thwarted in his plan to perform Tristan und Isolde across several German cities.
But he doesn’t give up. He is bringing his Putin-funded musicAeterna to Berlin’s Funkhaus on November 23 to perform chunks of Wagner operas ‘with guest soloists’.
Everything about Currentzis and his ventures is kept deliberately shadowy.
He is Gazprom’s gift to the German winter.