The Yeomen Of The Guard, CBSO Symphony Hall, Birmingham

The Yeomen Of The Guard, CBSO Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Cut the chat Christopher Morley This could have been a dream performance, with an orchestra on perennially top form (despite fielding not quite the first eleven in terms of wind principals), a cast of soloists many companies could only wish for, a chorus fizzing with...
The Winter’s Tale, English National Opera

The Winter’s Tale, English National Opera

Poetry please Amanda Holloway Between the conception of Ryan Wigglesworth’s first opera, The Winter’s Tale, and its premiere, two leading artists in other genres created their own versions of the Shakespeare play. Kenneth Branagh mounted a star-studded production at...