An opera-theatre adaptation of Sarah Kane’s play is at its most successful when it uses inventive orchestration to transcend the human voice. Lane Williamson reviews.
Loren Noveck reviews New Georges’ sound play about the electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram.
Molly Grogan reviews the premiere of Mikael Karlsson’s opera in a prison cell, in PROTOTYPE.
Daniel Fish directs this filmed opera about a racially ambiguous B-movie star that Hollywood forgot. Lane Williamson reviews.
Cameron Kelsall reviews “the gay love story opera has been waiting for.”
“A cartoon samurai from the 80s, inexplicably crossed with a teletubby”: Andrew Haydon reviews the ENO’s staging of Wagner that is somewhat marred by costume and set design choices.
“There is a violence at the heart of this opera,” Maddy Costa reviews The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Ramin Gray.
Amelia Forsbrook discovers a religious revolutionary with a choir boy’s sweetness.
Sapphic skirt pawing and neat duets make the women the stars of this ENO performance.
A review in verse.