Tag Archives: David Stout

Beyond Egmont: a semi-revival for Donizetti’s Le Duc d’Albe

Donizetti: Le Duc d’Albe (Opera Rara) European wrangles in Brussels are nothing new. In Donizetti’s Le Duc d’Albe, Brussels is under Spanish rule, Count Egmont has just been beheaded and his daughter, Hélène, is inciting a Flemish revolt. The hot-headed … Continue reading

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Ivory Gothic madness: a visceral Guglielmo Ratcliff in Wexford

Mascagni: Guglielmo Ratcliff ***** Wexford Festival Opera, 22nd October 2015 Craziness is part of the territory with tenors. Opportunities to see Mascagni’s Guglielmo Ratcliff come few and far between, mainly because the title role is an absolute killer for any tenor … Continue reading

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