Thomas Arne’s Artaxerxes — Baroque Hyperbole

Thomas Arne’s masterpiece, Artaxerxes, was a huge hit after its 1762 debut. Yet the work is now a rarity. This spectacular performance at the Linbury Studio Theatre, will certainly raise…

Ruxandra Donose stars in L’heure Espagnole at the Royal Opera House

Ruxandra Donose sings ConcepciÛn in Ravel’s L’heure Espagnoie in a double bill with Gianni Schicchi at the Royal Opera House. ConcepciÛn is an unusual personality, so Miss Donose’s characterization is…

The Truth about Love — unusual new work by young American singer and composer.

Steven Ebel is a young American, and a member of the Royal Opera House’s Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, which nurtures young singers and theater artists, and commissioned this unusual…