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Sleeping Beauty Russian State Ballet of Siberia

The performers impressed me with the very high quality of their performance and professionalism. As for technique, each aspect of the transitions, turns, delicacy, and the dance movements was delivered well.

by February 26, 2020 0 comments Going Out, Oxford, Review, Russia, Theatre
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Verdi’s RIGOLETTO

For me the evening’s discovery was Haegee Lee, who sang the part of Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda. This young soprano from South Korea studied at the Conservatoire National de Région Pierre Barbizet, Marseille, and then took part in the Young Artists’ Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. She is still studying, and to judge from her stunning performance last night she is a future Queen of the Operatic Stage and musical legend. She absolutely held the audience in the palm of her hand with her exquisite delivery of some of the greatest arias Verdi ever wrote. Her duets with her father were tender and beautifully acted. The rôle is of course, unbearably tragic and the dark cruelty of the ending has made some people fear to see this opera again, but we endure the tale to be rewarded with singing of such expression in a brilliant, thrilling voice.

My first ballet-sleeping beauty

My first ballet-sleeping beauty

If you are looking for a young child’s first visit to the theatre, then My First Ballet-Sleeping Beauty at Oxford’s New Theatre is well worth going to. It is a colourful and spellbinding show for […]

by May 31, 2019 0 comments Oxford, Oxfordshire, Review, Theatre
Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie

A review by Nicholas Newman If you are looking for a good evening out, then a good place to be is Oxford’s New Theatre. This week its Thoroughly Modern Millie a musical based on the film […]

by May 2, 2018 0 comments Lifestyle, Oxford, Theatre
Nutcracker at Oxford’s New Theatre

Nutcracker at Oxford’s New Theatre

A review by Nicholas Newman With its glittering set, fairy-tale transformations and stage wizardry, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker is perfect for bringing the magic of the festive season to the stage – small wonder that this tale […]

by January 10, 2018 0 comments Oxford, Oxfordshire, Review, Theatre