Review Round Up: La Traviata, English National Opera

Daniel Kramer directs his first production for ENO after becoming the company’s Artistic Director. Here’s what critics have been making of it… The Guardian: ** “It’s up to the baritone Alan Opie, whose performance as Alfredo’s authoritarian father celebrates 50 years with ENO, to inject some true vocal class, and to fly the flag for the… Read More

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REVIEW: The Importance of Being Earnest @The Barbican

This quirky new opera first presented at the Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera House gets a new venue for this brief run at the Barbican.  First seen in 2013, this new revival of Gerald Barry’s opera based on the classic Oscar Wilde’s great play directed by Ramin Gray enhances the comedy both physically… Read More