"Caliban looked menacing yet endearing in an exotic costume" ...
Originally Posted by bluestateprommer
Thanks for the reference to the review and other links. I've been intrigued by this since the Music Matters item about it, and it's one I shall be tuning in for / recording. Not usually a fan of the Met broadcasts but this could be an exception.
I've always wanted to see a Handel or Rameau opera with authentic staging rather than World War I &c. &c., and the look of this is what I've been after, it seems. Toying with the idea of going to the local to see it live or one of the encore performances...
"There is not much to see here," said I.
"Nor to hear, miss," returned Mr Vholes. "A little music does occasionally stray in; but we are not musical in the law, and soon eject it."
Bleak House, Chapter 60