The rustle of leaves, cleansing and enlivening the stage, cultures coming together through the sound of the Didgeridoo: close your eyes and feel the passing of the moon, the sun and the earth awakening. The marriage of sounds coming from the musicians – storytelling never sounded so beautiful.
Albion gives us a real family, capricious, irresponsible humans in a mess.
The play within the play cascades into a convulsive and inexhaustible tirade of production catastrophes, miscues, prop malfunctions, wardrobe clangers, and more.
The opening night of Rinaldo showed unmistakeably that baroque opera, even so-called opera seria, can be fun.