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Glyndebourne opera poster.
EV 18/25
£500 + VAT

Tristan und Isolde

2009
Dimensions in centimetres height57 × width38 cm / Dimensions in inches height22 ½ × width14 ″
EV of 25
Series Glyndebourne
Subject matter opera
Glyndebourne opera poster.

The vortex-like shape and colour within the Tristan and Isolde woodcut is a transposition of the magnificent minimalist set and predominantly blue lighting of the opera by Roland Aeschlimann. The design brilliantly alluded to both the womb-like hold of the ship, and worked as a metaphor for the intense maelstrom of their forced relationship. It was difficult to get away from the basics of Aeschlimann’s succinct and painterly approach to the staging of this production - TH

The vortex-like shape and colour within the Tristan and Isolde woodcut is a transposition of the magnificent minimalist set and predominantly blue lighting of the opera by Roland Aeschlimann. The design brilliantly alluded to both the womb-like hold of the ship, and worked as a metaphor for the intense maelstrom of their forced relationship. It was difficult to get away from the basics of Aeschlimann’s succinct and painterly approach to the staging of this production - TH