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Idomeno--no big woop

Posted at 6:03 AM on December 19, 2006 by John Zech
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A controversial production of Idomeneo in Berlin came off last night with little ado about much of anything. A few boos as heads came tumbling, but perhaps the catcalls should have been saved for a sub-par performance, according to the review from Bloomberg News.