Thrilling Le Prophète in Essen

April 14, 2017 Laura Roling 0

Thrilling Le Prophète in Essen After World War II, Meyerbeer’s operas did not regain the popularity they had enjoyed before the 1930s. In the post-war period, ‘Grand opéra’ was deemed dated, excessively long and too […]

Gripping Greek Passion in Essen

June 6, 2016 Laura Roling 0

A little over a week ago, The Aalto-Musiktheater in Essen witnessed this season’s final performance of a new production of The Greek Passion. It is to be hoped that Jiří Heřman’s gripping production of p […]