Author: Robert Hamilton
At OperaWatch we always look forward to an invitation to the latest student production at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM).Read the full story..
Opera Review: The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky; Gianni Schacci by Giacomo Puccini, Opera North, The Lowry
About a third way of the way through Opera North’s Spring season we moved away from the 18th Century absurdism of late Mozart to the early days of the 20th Century, and three works made in the shadow of the First World War.Read the full story..
One of the great pleasures of this job is the occasional invitation to evenings such as this.Read the full story..
The excitement in the office at OperaWatch was palpable.Read the full story..
I was going to start with that old OperaWatch standby: “It’s been a quiet time here at OW offices.”Read the full story..
In a new series called Hamiltonic, Northern Soul’s Gin Correspondent Robert Hamilton samples the best gin and talks to the people who make it. This week, he chats to the good folk at Arbikie Gin and sips a few samples.Read the full story..
Oh, the irony! I had to miss the Marx Brothers’ A Night at the Opera for a night at the opera.Read the full story..
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