Category Archive: Opera

Englebert Humperdinck – Sorry that username is unavailable.


My daughter and I were looking for something to watch on the Digital Theatre website, and she liked the look of the opera ‘Hansel and Gretel’. We were about to download it when… Continue reading

How to traumatise your children with high culture


I feel a bit of a fraud writing an opera review as it’s only recently that I’ve had the opportunity to experience it live, so I’m very much a novice. I’m worried that… Continue reading

Not all Lucys are strumpets


I picked up a copy of ‘The Beggar’s Opera’ by John Gay and Johann Christoph Pepusch whilst in Aberdeen, at the Oxfam bookshop, as it’s the Easter holidays and in between revising for… Continue reading