Andrea Breth on “The Fiery Angel” – and the pandemic
Posted On March 15, 2021
A gloomy break room in the Theater an der Wien. The late winter cold and traffic noise penetrate through a wide-open window. Enter Andrea Breth: tall and gray and reserved, she suddenly stands there, a gentle giant of the art of directing. The first impression of the theater maker, who subscribes to tragedies: less strict and bitter than expected. Breth speaks softly and in a soft, melodious tone. First question: What does she have about the rarely performed opera that was written in the 1920s The fiery angel tied up?