This year’s Buxton Festival opened with a look back at the past, in a musical set to works from the 1930s by Ivor Novello which featured the activist and pacifist Vera Brittain, who lived in Buxton during her teenage years. A moving tribute, and very different from Bellini’s La Sonnambula on the second night, and …
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Spanish tenor Celso Albelo was terrific as Elvino, being on top form from beginning to end, and giving serious meaning to the term bel canto.
With Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Flórez as the lovers Amina and Elvino, this promised to be a superb performance and it was.