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Azaleas, Roses and Lilacs

Elena Tsallagova and Sandra Horst entertained the crowd in the RBA yesterday with a flower themed recital of French and Russian songs.  It was a very well chosen selection that allowed Ms. 240 more words


Scheduled Programming: OT discusses "Carmen"

As some reviews from an unintentionally long winter hiatus slowly come together, I wanted to share with you all the program notes that I recently wrote for… 56 more words

Carmen Jones (1954) dir. Otto Preminger

Shot in glorious technicolor and Cinemascope, Otto Preminger’s Carmen Jones is a treat for the senses. From the opening credits and the strains of Bizet’s opera, vivid colour floods the screen in this lovely restoration from the BFI. 607 more words


Soft Serenity and Powerful Passion: French Opera

French Opera

Opera Foundry at Ormond Road, Richmond, Saturday 28th January 

Review by William Vine
One of the most exciting,  but surprisingly unheralded, events in the recent musical calendar, … 1,480 more words