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Melanie Eskenazi

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Melanie

United Kingdom

Chroniqueur depuis le 06 February 2015

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Der Fliegende Holländer at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Melanie Eskenazi

Hot on the heels of the triumphant new production of Andrea Chenier with the A team of Pappano / Kaufmann, comes this revival of Tim Albery's 2009 Fliegende Holländer with a similar top level pairing of Nelsons / Terfel. After some less than iconic first nights in the house, it was not just a delight but a relief to be able to say with confidence, twice within a couple of weeks, that this is what one of the world's great lyric theatres is all about. From the opening...