Frockwatch: concert three

Last updated: 16 June 2011

Germany's Susanne Braunsteffer. Photo © Brian Tarr

Germany's Susanne Braunsteffer.

Susanne Braunsteffer's all black ensemble suited the fierceness of Come scoglio, when Fiordiligi swears to remain faithful to her absent lover. But it felt a little heavy for the hopes of Butterfly and Duchess Elena. In fact she was somewhat swallowed up by the black outfits of the orchestra behind her, which was a shame because there was some beautiful detail on the bodice. She repeated her shawl success from the Song Prize too - how does she keep it in place?

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Photo: Brian Tarr. Text: Maggi Willis


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