The Nose

Richard Morrison at the Coliseum [Times Online, 22 July 2006]
IF THERE is a crazier or noisier night at the opera, I had better stay away on medical grounds. My head is still reeling from the manic sights and sounds of this surreal, exuberantly over-the-top whirlwind of a show, which launched the Maryinsky (formerly the Kirov) Theatreís short London season of Shostakovichís stage works.