Grim and Shivery Intensity
Bizet's 'Carmen' at Nevill Holt Opera
impresses RODERIC DUNNETT
At first it was Glyndebourne. The foundations of the present manor date back to the early sixteenth century, and some elements of Elizabethan and Jacobean style have been copied in the much altered house that exists today. Inspired by visits to the great continental festivals — Bayreuth and Salzburg — John Christie set out to build his own country house festival near Lewes, in Sussex. The first six-week season in 1934 was devoted to Mozart — Figaro and Così...
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