Ditlev Rindom
Londres, 31/12/2013
imagen The Devil’s Advocate
Why do we stage operatic works from the past? The most immediate answer might be because they continue to generate new meanings for modern audiences, who bring their own 'horizon of expectations' t... [...]
Londres, 14/12/2012
imagen The Royal Road to Recovery
The Royal Opera House's 2011-12 season began in splendour, finished in triumph but suffered painfully from a drab, unimaginative and cancellation-riddled middle. For many London opera-goers, it appear... [...]
Londres, 06/07/2012
imagen Cross-dressing and double-crossing
The Royal Opera House’s current season has been marketed as a celebratory Olympic event, with a series of operatic cycles cunningly planned to time with the festivities this summer. In practise, howev... [...]
London, 05/06/2012
imagen High Dives and Belly-Flops
After nearly six months without a new production, two arrived at once at the Royal Opera House. Strictly speaking, neither of these shows were exactly premieres (both having been staged previously at... [...]
London, 23/05/2012
imagen Mozartiana
At the centre of the Royal Opera House’s season this year is a set of operatic cycles inspired by the Olympic rings. Beginning with the new production of Il Trittico and climaxing with the first re... [...]
Londres, 21/12/2011
imagen Deadly Bargains
The Royal Opera House continued its winning streak this Autumn with a superb revival of Faust. In David McVicar’s kitsch production, the action of the drama is relocated to Gounod’s Paris and the oper... [...]
London, 13/10/2011
imagen A Death in the Family
The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Giacomo Puccini, Il trittico. Richard Jones, director. Il tabarro. Ultz, set designs. Nicky Gillibrand, costume designs. D. M. Wood, lighting design. Sarah Fahie,... [...]
London, 26/08/2011
imagen Trouble at Sea
Madama Butterfly is an opera that always elicits strong feelings. For every observer who condemns Pinkerton as a heartless exploiter, another will mention Butterfly's sadistic cruelty in committing su... [...]
London, 25/08/2011
imagen A Tosca For Our Times
The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Giacomo Puccini, Tosca. Jonathan Kent, director. Duncan Macfarland, revival director. Oaul Brown, designs. Mark Henderson, lighting designs. Lukas Jakobski (Cesar... [...]