This is the first of two batches I’ll show. (Part two of the costumes is up too)
When I’ve read the story while listening, I was blown away. I was more of a Nibelungen Saga fan, which is already ahead of our time when it comes to story writing. It completely avoids the usual good-vs-bad dichotomy. But Parsifal is another step beyond – with mixing holy and cursed in one role.
Yet again, the stage design was great – here is a video, which shows the actual 3D effects they used. Japan, Japan: always with one foot in the future.
Titurel, the old keeper of the grail.
Titurel on the Throne.
Kundry (a very interesting character) with a veil.