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. […]

Das Rheingold Alberich at the Ruhrtriennale

A new production of Wagner’s Das Rheingold at the Ruhrtriennale was a role debut as Alberich. It was a new production by Johan Simons and conducted by Teodor Currentzis. “Ein Leidender, ein Cooler, ein Beschissener: Leigh Melrose ist das eigentliche Herzstück vom “Rheingold”. Alberich macht alles wieder gut. Leigh Melrose macht aus dem Nibelung die […]

Valmont in Luca Francesconi’s Quartett

A new production of Quartett at the Royal Opera House/ROH2 “Kristin Chavez and Leigh Melrose give terrifically committed and skillful performances” The Telegraph, 19 June 2014 “It’s not a joyous show, then, but in John Fulljames’s intense production I found it engrossing, especially the interaction between two brilliant singer-actors: Kirstin Chavez as the dishevelled but […]