English National Opera: Rodelinda

Rodelinda is one of the most loved Handel operas. But as most of baroque operas it’s really tricky to stage it nowadays in a production that both makes sense to contemporary audiences and keeps the drama in a natural way. And that’s the best we can say about this Richard Jones production: it perfectly tells you the story without feeling artificial. Anything else in the production is also quite good: costumes, lighting, sets…

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King Arthur with The Academy of Ancient Music conducted by Richard Egarr

Purcell King Arthur, a semi-opera re-imaginated in the context of Brexit. I liked the idea from the beginning. Because one of the goals of theatre and art should be make people think. The new drama imaginated by Daisy Evans was composed of a series of scenes combined with texts by Ali Smith, Robinson Jeffers, Percy Bysshe, William Blake, Rose Macauley, T S Eliot, Shakespeare, Wislawa Szymborska, Bukowski and Arthur J Kramer.

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