Tagged with Berlioz

The French themselves don't realise how beautifully French Les Troyens is

A quick review of *Les Troyens*, arguably France's most beautiful opera, and rather inexplicably quite misunderstood. Gerard Mortier, director of the Paris Opera, has rightly gone against this trend by making it the highlight of the year's season.

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La Dame aux Camélias: crusty old fogeys, jumping for joy

A review of Neumeier's *La Dame aux camellias*. I wonder why it took so long for this wonderful ballet piece, created in 1978, to be included in the Opera’s *répertoire*.

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