London’s `Il Re Pastore’ Has Shepherds, Alexander, Pretensions

mozart_wolfgang_small.jpgBy Warwick Thompson [, 13 April 2006]
April 13 (Bloomberg) — Mozart’s early opera “Il re pastore” (“The Shepherd King”) isn’t performed often. I have a horrible feeling that its popularity won’t increase much after John Lloyd Davies’s pretentious production in the Linbury Studio at the Royal Opera House.