Though unimpressed with its Regietheater component, our classical music reviewer was largely impressed with the singing and recommends the opera as a good, accessible introduction to Wagner. Last performance of the season: 27 May at Oper Leipzig.
“If you’re looking to get silly, press play and call your momma / Cos you’ll be stayin’ out late for a swampy revolution.” Review and photo gallery: The Dawn Brothers at So&So, Leipzig.
From now on, if ever I come across a statue of Venus, I will look at it differently.
La Cenerentola at Oper Leipzig: formidable flood of a music which reflects the larger-than-life personality of Rossini.
An anti-racist, electronic wake-up call featuring a dose of musical diversity.
Why shouldn’t consensual, pleasurable sex be normalized?