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Grigolo’s Nemorino intoxicates Covent Garden in L’elisir d’amore

Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore *** Royal Opera House, 19th November 2014 The cheap Bordeaux masquerading as Dulcamara’s ‘elixir’ seemed to have an intoxicating effect on more than Nemorino last night. Conductor Daniele Rustioni’s zippy tempi – whilst welcome – weren’t always … Continue reading

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Latonia Moore a staggeringly good Aida at Covent Garden

Verdi: Aida **** The Royal Opera, 10th April 2011 When David McVicar’s production of Aida premièred at Covent Garden last spring, Antony Lias concluded, “All the Royal Opera now needs to do is find us an Aida worthy of singing … Continue reading

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