Dmitri Tcherniakov experiments with Das Rheingold at Berlin’s Staatsoper – Seen and Heard International

Germany Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Staatskapelle Berlin / Christian Thielemann (conductor). Filmed (directed by Andy Sommer) on 29.10.2022 at Staatsoper Unter den Linden but available until 17.2.2023 on ARTE Concert. (JPr) Rolando Villazón (Loge), Johannes Martin Kränzle (Alberich) and Michael Volle (Wotan) © Monika Rittershaus Production:Director, Set Design – Dmitri TcherniakovCostumes – Elena ZaytsevaLight – … Read more

High court orders ANC to pay DA’s costs in cadre deployment case | The Citizen

The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg ordered the ANC to pay the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) costs in its challenge against the governing party’s cadre deployment policy. The high court on Wednesday morning heard the first leg of the DA’s application to force the ANC to release records of its cadre deployment committee from 2013, when … Read more

Health department legal head sitting at home while being paid millions – DA’s Jack Bloom | The Citizen

Scandals over the alleged misuse of money within the Gauteng Health Department seems to have no end, as Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Gauteng spokesperson for health Jack Bloom alleges that the department’s top legal head is being paid R4.7 million while sitting at home. The department’s chief director of legal services Advocate Lebeloane Mpelegeng is currently … Read more

DA’s Retief Odendaal elected as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor | The Citizen

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Retief Odendaal has been elected mayor in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro. Odendaal was elected in the early hours of Thursday morning, ten hours after former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Eugene Johnson was booted out of office. Her deputy Buyelwa Mafaya and chief whip Wandile Jikeka were also removed from their … Read more