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Ensemble

A Delight

'Albert Herring' in Florence
impresses GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring is a staple of British, North American and Australian opera houses. It is a brilliant comic opera, as sparkling as an icy cup of high class champagne. It requires a simple stage set and an orchestra of twelve soloists where each instrument is closely linked to a character on stage. It can easily move from city to city...

Copyright © 28 May 2016 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

FLORENCE

ITALY

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