Glowing reviews for Polly Graham‘s production of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and David Pountney’s Kommilitonen! for Welsh National Youth Opera. ***** The Guardian, ***** The Arts Desk, **** The Times. “Polly Graham’s brilliant, explosive new production…This has got to be one of the operatic events of the year” Wales Arts Review. ” … this production, by Polly Graham, is a dazzlingly impressive affair” The Arts Desk. “the work emerged incredibly stongly here in director Polly Graham’s inclusive, immersive, promenade-style staging, almost cinematic in its boldness.” The Guardian.
Recently signed baritone Nicholas Merryweather takes the role of Atlante in a rare production of Agostino Steffani’s 1691 opera Orlando Generoso with performances at The Barber Institute, Birmingham from September 27. Fast forwarding 300 years, he joins English Touring Opera as Blazes in Peter Maxwell Davies’ The Lighthouse (1980) at The Linbury Studio, Covent Garden from October 11 then on tour – details