Un ballo in maschera, Royal Opera House, London

Stemme_small.jpgBy Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 22 November 2005]
How delightful that a government paper recommending a rise in the retirement age to 67 should be made public on the very day that Charles Mackerras was celebrating his 80th birthday, hard at work in the pit at the Royal Opera House. Somebody in the pensions business has a sense of humour.