A Veritable Spectacle
Smetana's 'The Bartered Bride',
enjoyed by RODERIC DUNNETT
The Bartered Bride, in Kentish Opera's new staging directed by Sally Langford and designed by Enid Strutt, with feisty conductor Robyn Sevastos in the driving seat (and certainly driving it along), was well up to the company's recent stagings. And that's saying something.
I have been bowled over and impressed by many a Kentish Opera staging. Not always, to be true: I had very mixed feelings about their last showing, in Aida, which seemed a little too like Ellen Kent's touring Moldovans...
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