Classical REVIEW: Symphony of Sorrowful Songs @ ENO

May 2, 2023

This haunting performance of Henryk Górecki’s Third Symphony is a startlingly but soothing staging from the ENO yet again showing us what a dedicated team of people can do with imagination, flair and a determination to explore and share the very best of music with a diverse and invested audience.

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November 2, 2014

This is the third outing for Millers La Boheme and it’s developing in to a fine vintage, full of flavour and body. Under revival director Natasha Metherell we experienced one of opera’s greatest love stories, tracing the doomed relationship between the impoverished poet Rodolfo and his seamstress girlfriend Mimì with an evocative design from Isabella Bywater and a heart rending emotional translation from Amanda Holden this was a glorious production, combining to overcome the occasional rather desperate plot mechanics to highlight the real doomed passion of the lovers.

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