The Passing of Time
Donizetti's 'Maria di Rohan' at the Buxton Festival
impresses MIKE WHEELER
The passing of time is an ever-present factor in Donizetti's next-to-last opera, Maria di Rohan. It ticks away in the overture, and many of the characters are all too aware of it slipping by. In Stephen Medcalf's production for the Buxton Festival (Buxton Opera House, Buxton, Derbyshire, UK, 9 July 2011) it dominates the action visually as well...
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