At this year’s Wexford Festival — the 62nd operatic gathering in this small south-eastern Irish town – the trio of operas on show present many a wretched battle between duty and desire.
Month: October 2013
Florilegium, Wigmore Hall
At the heart of this Wigmore Hall recital were two sacred vocal works for solo countertenor and small instrumental forces, recently recorded by Florilegium and Robin Blaze to considerable critical acclaim: J.S. Bach’s cantata ‘Vergn¸gte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust’ and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s ‘Salve Regina’.
Iain Bell’s A Harlot’s Progress, An Opera to be Reckoned With
Old gods awaken
Soaring Into San Francisco: Greer Grimsley as The Flying Dutchman
21 Reasons You Should Book for An Evening With Stuart Skelton & Friends in Celebration of ENO
Of chaste divas and broken legato
Grumbles over Scala’s New MD Designate, Mutiny on the High Cs