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Susannah Glanville in the title role of 'Genoveva' at Garsington Opera 2000

Two Crusader-era operas, Schubert's Fierrabras and Schumann's Genoveva, received slightly stolid stagings from Aidan Lang at Buxton (in Derbyshire) and Garsington (near Oxford) respectively. Yet the nuggets thrown up by the music -- in Susannah Glanville's contribution to the latter stages of Genoveva (also staged by Opera North this autumn, and due to be heard in concert performance at London's Royal Festival Hall on Friday February 2nd) and especially in the gorgeously tuneful Fierrabras -- amply justified these attempts at staging.

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Copyright © 2 December 2000 Roderic Dunnett, Coventry, UK

 

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