Leigh Melrose

Fin de Partie at La Scala

The long awaited performances of György Kurtág’s opera Fin de Partie took place at La Scala, Milan and the result is a summation of a lifetime’s work. The production was directed by Pierre Audi and conducted by Markus Stenz. Further performances will be at Dutch National Opera and other companies, with details to be announced. […]

Two productions in Madrid

Three months were spent at Madrid’s Teatro Real as Cecil in a new production of Britten’s Gloriana and as Stolzius in a revival of Zimmerman’s Die Soldaten. Gloriana was directed by David McVicar and was conducted by Ivor Bolton with Anna Caterina Antonacci as Elizabeth I. Die Soldaten was directed by Calixto Bieito and conducted by Pablo […]

Golaud in Antwerp

This show looked stunning, having been designed by Marina Abramović. It was a new production directed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet, conducted by Alejo Pérez for Vlaamse Opera, Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg and the Grand Théâtre de Genève. “Een schot in de roos is bariton Leigh Melrose als Golaud, de […]