Opera Now - September 2023
September’s Opera Now looks at mezzo Cecilia Bartoli’s new venture as Artistic Director of Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Taking us through the beginnings of her career to her wisdom for vocal longevity her versatility and inclusive personality shines through.
Elsewhere, we report from Savonlinna Opera Festival in Finland, speak with conductor Joana Mallwitz about the issues with focusing on gender and review three performances of operas by French women composers.
Introducing the Behind the Scenes feature, designer Leslie Travers takes us through his process as his three operas designed for the ‘Green Season’ begins at Opera North.