Leigh Melrose

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 […]

A Jump-in, in Death in Venice, in Madrid

I was a late jump-in for the multiple roles of The Traveller in Britten’s Death in Venice at Teatro Real, Madrid. It was directed by Willy Decker and conducted by Alejo Pérez. “A cambio, impresionó el barítono Leigh Melrose en su catálogo camaleónico de personajes, subrayando la calidad de un montaje con el que Joan […]