Review Round Up: Rigoletto, Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is currently reviving David McVicar’s production of Verdi’s opera. In case you missed, here’s what critics thought… Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the… Read More

PREVIEW: Nabucco @Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House are preparing to present the first revival of Daniele Abbado’s 2013 production of Nabucco, Verdi’s epic opera.  For Abbado’s production, Nabucco is set in the second half of the 20th century and looks at the horror and conflict, where the lines of friend and enemy become blurred. Nabucco, King of Babylon,… Read More