The star-crossed lovers were entrapped in an opera mess worlds away from the smooth elegance of Gounod’s score effected by Canadian conductor Yves Abel.
Tag: RomÈo et Juliette
RomÈo et Juliette: Dutch National Opera and Ballet seal merger with leaden Berlioz
Choral symphony, oratorio, symphonic poem — Berlioz’s RomÈo et Juliette does not fit into any mould. It has the potential to work as an opera-ballet, but incoherent storytelling and uninspired conducting undermined this production.