Tag Archives: Jean-Christophe Maillot

Plums and turkeys: a musical voyage around 2016

Most people I know cannot wait to see the back of 2016. But in the year in which Brexit, Trump and the Grim Reaper were the big winners, I admit to having had a terrific twelve months. A whirl of … Continue reading

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Kiss me, Katya: Bolshoi’s Shrew a slinky, sexy delight

Shostakovich: The Taming of the Shrew ***** Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Opera House, 3rd August 2016 “If I be waspish, best beware my sting.” Thus the feisty Katharine warns off Petruchio in Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, but he’s irresistibly … Continue reading

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