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James Laing

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Baroque Inquisition: James Laing

James Laing (Nerillo) in the ROH's L'Ormindo © Stephen Cummiskey | ROH
James Laing spills the beans on his unusual non-singing operatic debut in our latest Baroque Inquisition!
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Witty and poignant tale of airport life at Scottish Opera

Jennifer France (The Controller) © James Glossop
Jonathan Dove’s witty Flight at Scottish Opera is finely sung by a tight ensemble with standout performances from Jennifer France and James Laing.
****1
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Muhly's Marnie fails to find the drama of the novel

Sasha Cooke (Marnie) © Richard Hubert Smith
A decent cast was unable to redeem a fundamentally dull opera that lacks the psycholgical complexity and tension of both the original Graham novel and its famous Hitchcock adaptation.
***11
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Partenope at ENO: pleasant enough

Sarah Tynan (Partenope) © Donald Cooper
Christopher Alden's account of Handel's love pentangle is long on Man Ray imagery and modern language wordplay, but never hits the vocal highs and eventually palls.
**111
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