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Performer: Nicholas Folwell

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Mané Galoyan steals the show in a Traviata for our age

Noel Bouley Germont) and Emanuele D’Aguanno (Alfredo) © Robert Workman
An emotionally intense Violetta from Mané Galoyan in Tom Cairns' darkly challenging La traviata launches Glyndebourne Tour's 50th season
***11
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A persistent meditative state: Satyagraha at ENO

Toby Spence (Gandhi), ENO chorus © Donald Cooper
Glass' meditation on Gandhi's principles of non-violent resistance is powerfully treated in Phelim McDermott's virtuosic 2007 staging.
***11
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Miller's Rigoletto makes a flawed return to ENO

Nicholas Pallesen (Rigoletto) and Nicholas Folwell (Monterone) © Alastair Muir
Jonathan Miller's production remains a work of brilliance, but poor conducting amongst other things keeps this revival from getting off the ground.
***11
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Every detail finely tuned in Glyndebourne's Figaro

1960s kitsch set in old Seville, excellent acting and movement direction combines with strong singing and immaculate playing from the OAE to make Glyndeboune's Le nozze di Figaro a triumph.
*****
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McVicar's Meistersinger touches the heart

“Honour your masters!” Sachs instructs Walther in the final scene. Wagner's spirit was honoured well as Glyndebourne's festival opened, but did the song contest necessarily crown the right winner?  
****1
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Delighting the mind's eye: Wagner's Das Rheingold

Saffron Opera Group's opening salvo bodes exceptionally well for their planned full cycle of concert performances of Wagner's Ring over the next two years. 
****1
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