I'd like to think that it would have made a difference for me: I've experienced this several times at the Coli and it always has.
Originally Posted by ardcarp
It works the other way round as well. I recall a newspaper review of a Les Troyens (in French) at Covent Garden at which Janet Baker was a last-minute stand-in (in English). The critic wrote of how her first words were greeted by an "unaccustomed thrill of comprehension which rippled around the auditorium".
Last edited by Bert Coules; 30-03-12 at 22:40.