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The Turn of the Screw

Opera North’s The Turn of the Screw at The Lowry Manchester Review

Reviewed by Ann Durrell The Turn of the Screw is an 1898 horror story by Henry James, both gothic fiction...
La Boheme

Opera North’s La Boheme at The Lowry Manchester Review

Reviewed by Ann Durrell Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème is one of the most popular and most frequently performed across the...
La Boheme

Opera North La Boheme at the Theatre Royal Nottingham Review

Reviewed by Nigel Chester It’s always a pleasure to be attending the Theatre Royal in Nottingham, a great theatre with...

Opera North’s Aida at The Bridgewater Hall Manchester Review

Reviewed by Ann Durrell Aida is the latest in Opera North's strand of large-scale works presented in concert staging and...

Opera North’s The Magic Flute at The Lowry, Manchester Review

Reviewed by Ann Durrell The Magic Flute is for all intents and purposes a Viennese pantomime or fairy tale, a comedic tale of good vs evil. The...

Opera North’s The Merry Widow at The Lowry Manchester Review

Reviewed by Ann Durrell The Merry Widow is an operetta by Franz Lehár which premiered in 1905 in Vienna. Hanna Glawari is a young wealthy widow...

Opera North’s Tosca at The Lowry Manchester Review

Reviewed by Rosemary Knight Yesterday evening I was delighted to have the opportunity to visit The Lowry theatre in Salford Quays, Manchester to watch Puccini's...

Opera North The Merry Widow at the Theatre Royal Nottingham Review

Reviewed by Nigel Chester What I know about opera, can be written on the back of a postage stamp in wax crayon, so, I was...

Opera North’s Un ballo in maschera at The Lowry Review

Reviewed by Anne Durrell Giuseppe Verdi ‘s Un ballo in maschera is an opera in three acts inspired by the assassination in 1792 of King...

Opera North’s Madama Butterfly at The Lowry Manchester Review

Reviewed by Lucy Gwilliam On Tuesday evening (6 March 2018) I went with my husband to The Lowry theatre in Salford Quays, Manchester to watch...

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