Tonight we’ll have the next-to-general rehearsal of “Death and the Maiden”, as is the case and tradition of Malmö Opera this will be with invited audience. Very exciting and very scaring, indeed! Even more exciting is that the librettist Ariel is about to arrive here in Malmö just now. I’m not sure if he’s capable, with hisjet-lags, to take part of tonight’s performance, but I really hope so.
Wednesday last week, Paulina alias Erika Sunnegardh and I appeared in a famous talk-show in Swedish Broadcast P1 called “Nordegren I P1”. I got many appreciating mails and sms:s just minutes after the transmission (live broadcast – of course!). If anyone’s interested in hearing it you can mail me, and I’ll give you a link. Yesterday the same two of us, joined by Åsa, the stage director, held a kind of lecture about this show here at the theatre arranged by “Friends of Opera in Skåne”. Today’s morning rehearsals were spent on details in timing, balance etc. Tomorrow is a day when Ariel and I will meet part of, many parts of the press.
’til then CU