Stunning victory for long-awaited War and Peace

Robert Everett-Green [Globe and Mail, 13 October 2008]

The Canadian Opera Company welcomed a new boss this month (the German-born Alexander Neef, who started work on Oct. 1), but the late Richard Bradshaw is still guiding the company’s repertoire this season. On Friday, his long-awaited production of Prokofiev’s War and Peace reached the Four Seasons Centre, and it’s a stunner.