First of all: I am not a fan of Regietheater: I firmly believe that it is 1% ignorance and 99% exibitionism.
But the case of Kathi is slightly different: perhaps her mix is 30% smartness and 70% exhibitionism (and this was perhaps also the ratio applause/boos after her debut).
Read it all here.
Daland carries on by giving his opinions on Kathrina's production of Meistersinger on the opening day of Bayreuth. A break from the all-so-similar reviews out there.
A true Wagnerite! How I pale in comparison to him and the others out there!