Pelléas et Mélisande, Barbican Hall

Pelléas et Mélisande, Barbican Hall

Less is more Robert Thicknesse The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away. As Debussy’s magical score was sprung from the orchestra pit and played to a sort of heavenly perfection by the London Symphony Orchestra on the platform – giving every instrumental nuance the...
Eugene Onegin, Royal Opera, Covent Garden

Eugene Onegin, Royal Opera, Covent Garden

Too much reading Lucien Jenkins A revived Eugene Onegin at the Royal Opera House won a roar of approval from its audience. And no wonder: it had been a roaring musical success. The title role (sung by Dmitri Hvorostovsky in the earlier part of the run) was performed...