Despite the longueurs, Saint-Saëns torrid Tudor tale has plenty to offer.
Clive Paget is a former Limelight Editor, now Editor-at-Large. Based in New York for three years, and now living in London, he writes and reviews for Musical America, Opera News and Steinway Magazine. Prior to his move to Australia he directed and developed new musical theatre for London’s National Theatre.
Articles by Clive Paget
A fizzing, jazz-age sonata opens the door to Pat Kop’s wonderful world of George Antheil.
Arcadia Quartet violist Traian Boală talks to Clive Paget about the second volume of Mieczysław Weinberg's String Quartets.
Nightingales sing loud and clear in part two of a must-have cycle.
English tenor Allan Clayton discusses A Winter’s Journey, a new staging of Schubert’s mournful song cycle Winterreise, and explains why he is drawn to bleak work and outsider roles.
This month, we lead with gripping string quartets from the greatest composer nobody knew for years, plus a century of outstanding music by women, both home and away.
The editors of Limelight share their selection of the most exciting classical music, opera and theatre events coming soon.
Elizabeth Lewis tells an extraordinary story and describes her collaboration with Brenton Broadstock.
Alex Gorbatov and Bailey Montgomery discuss the importance of LGBTQIA+ stories in classical music.
Vick and Wellber’s anti-Parsifal has much to say that needs saying.
Review: Olga Neuwirth: Orlando (Kate Lindsey, Anna Clementi, Eric Jurenas, Justin Vivian Bond, Wiener Staatsoper, Matthias Pintscher)
Neuwirth bends more than just gender in her bold new Woolf work.
Wenhong Luo and William Vyvyan Murray talk all-things viola (and yes, there's the statuary joke).
Opera’s most dysfunctional of families gets searing staging and stellar vocals.