Miah Persson and Malcom Martineau at Wigmore Hall

Miah Persson is a wonderful soprano that has chosen a intelligent career path rather than taking any role offer from any big opera house. She, Malcom Martineau at the piano, started the recital with a selection of Haydn English Canzonettas. That was a perfect light beginning to warm up the voice and the audience. Then the house special: Mozart. A set of 6 German lieder and the magic Italian song K579 Un moto di gioia.

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A florentine tragedy at the Opera in the city festival

Back to the Opera in the city festival. This time Zemlinsky’s opera A Florentine Tragedy sung in English. It’s nice to see more a more works from Zemlinsky getting mainstream (Der Zwerg is another recent hit). Staging a one hour lasting opera with 3 characters in a single set is not an easy task. This production reveals from the beginning all the keys from the tragedy, leaving no space for the constricted drama.

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