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“I would never have imagined Caesar in cowboy boots. Having said that, nor would I have pictured Ptolemy wielding a croquet bat as his weapon of choice.” Handel’s ‘Julius Caesar’ at the English National Opera…

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“We had a direct view of the English Chamber Choir and orchestra; the Belmont Ensemble of London, conscientiously tuning their instruments and awaiting the conductor’s signal to begin…”

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“Long considered a masterpiece in the ENO repertoire, the opening night of the final ever revival of Nicholas Hytner’s well-loved production of The Magic Flute was seen as many as like parting from a good friend.”

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”If it weren’t so enjoyable, one might be tempted to call it opera” – so said theatre critic Brooks Atkinson re-assessing Carousel some years after its first premiere.

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“With Julian Lloyd Webber on cello, it was an awe-inspiring conclusion to a programme of some of the finest English music ever produced.” Rebecca visits the LCO at Chelsea’s Cadogan Hall…

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“Julian Bliss is surely a case for the progressive education movement, a shining example of nature versus nuture. At the age of five he decided to pick up a clarinet of all things, and learn to play it.”

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Matt Hutchinson reviews the English National Opera’s production of Billy Budd, and Larry talks on film to Benedict Nelson about his leading role in this turbulent opera of good versus evil…

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