On 8th October 2011, English Touring Opera premiered its new production of Handel’s ‘Xerxes’ at the RCM’s Britten Theatre. It is a remarkable achievement and a tribute to the creativity and teamwork of all those involved at ETO. In its way it makes a statement as powerful as the celebrated 1985 staging by Nicholas Hytner for ENO, and that is no mean feat indeed.

My full review is at Opera Britannia:

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