Music al fresco

Makris_Minnie-Torino.pngBy Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 5 June 2008]
Having ambitions never did an opera company any harm. It might seem an act of hubris for a company of limited resources to take on La fanciulla del West, the opera where Puccini puts a widescreen melodrama from the wild west on the stage, but Grange Park Opera have given it their best shot.