Tag Archives: Tanya McCallin

Shore’s Bartolo shines in a Barber as frothy as Figaro’s shaving foam at ENO

Rossini: The Barber of Seville *** English National Opera, 28th September 2015 Rossini may well have penned The Barber of Seville in just under three weeks, but few comic operas stand the test of time so well. The plot surrounding the … Continue reading

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The One with Figaro’s Wedding: a deftly directed revival at Covent Garden

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro **** Royal Opera House, 15th September 2015 There are few operas more perfect than Le nozze di Figaro. David McVicar’s production, returning for a fifth time at the Royal Opera, updates the action to the … Continue reading

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