Revival of Note: Ballo in Maschera

A fine revival of Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabido’s 2008 production of Verdi’s “Ballo in Maschera” kicks off the 2012-13 season at the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater, presumably to help celebrate the maestro’s bicentennial. Wieler and Morabido’s staging is bafflingly set in the tacky ballroom of a hotel.The black bellhops and waiters seem to be…