For opening night on June 2, Joan Sutherland was in the audience and when people began to recognise her shortly before the start of the second half, there was a warming round of applause.
Monthly Archives: May 2009
Ken Stott was excellent as Eddie, well demonstrating his insecurity, his intensely narcissistic love for his niece Katie and growing disenchantment with his wife.
The cast seemed very much in tune with [Sensorium], and Melissa Hamilton was simply wonderful. It’s astonishing that she’s a mere 21 years old.
Throughout the play there are sexual undertones.
This was a terrific performance of Terence Rattigan’s excellent play about a teenage boy wrongly accused of stealing at Naval College.
… while de Sade himself may have appealed to masochists, I did not realise you had to be a theatrical masochist to sit through this stuff.
…what really drove Britten’s masterpiece home was Stuart Skelton [as Grimes], Felicity Palmer [as Mrs. Sedley], the chorus, and the conductor Edward Gardner.
While Elina Garanča as Cenerentola … was the star of the show, Alessandro Corbelli [as Don Magnifico] was superb with his perfect comic timing
As Romeo we had Adetomiwa Edun giving a passionate performance, and commanding the stage with his presence
… a lovely triple bill, with a new ballet by Alastair Marriott sandwiched between two well-known works