Review Round Up… Tannhäuser @Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House are currently reviving Tim Albery’s 2010 production of Wagner’s opera – but are critics wowed by it?  The Guardian: *** Tim Ashley wrote: “it remains to some extent an awkward piece of music theatre.” The Telegraph:**** Rupert Christiansen was enthusiastic saying: “it was Christian Gerhaher whose Wolfram lifted the evening to… Read More

PREVIEW: Tannhäuser @Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House will present the first UK revival of Tim Albery’s production of Wagner’s Tannhäuser, running from the 26th April to the 15th May.  Wagner’s opera follows the great singer Tannhäuser,who is now the lover of the Goddess Venus, but is now tired of life in the Venusberg. When he returns home he participates in… Read More