Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno in Aix

The tense, three hour knock-down-drag-out seduction of Beauty by Pleasure consumed our souls in this triumphal evening. Forget Time and Disillusion as destructors, they were the very constructors of the…

La Fl˚te EnchantÈe (2e Acte)
at the Aix Festival

In past years the operas of the Aix Festival that took place in the Grand ThÈ‚tre de Provence began at 8 pm. The Magic Flute began at 7 pm, or…

Elena and The House Taken Over

That’s Helen (of Troy) by Cavalli, so maybe you are interested after all, though the more engaging experience was The House Taken Over by Vasco MendonÁa.