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Briefly… ENO’s Boheme revisited

ENO's La Boheme with Melody Moore credit Tristram KentonLike all the great music theatre pieces you only really see and feel their greatness when the acting is honest, true, and sure. In the case of Puccini’s La Boheme youth is a factor, too, and when that youth is largely home-grown there is double the cause for celebration. Jonathan Miller’s Brassai-inspired staging casts a … [Read More]

Posted on 30/04/2013
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The Mikado, English National Opera

Not many directors return to rehearse productions 25 years old but Jonathan Miller likes to keep a handle on his properties. They have a habit of digging in for the long term and his wickedly inventive Mikado is no exception and nowhere near ready for retirement. If the ovation he received on the first night … [Read More]

Posted on 27/02/2011
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