A semi-staged role debut as Birtwhistle’s Gawain with the BBCSO at the Barbican.
“with Leigh Melrose incandescent in the title role…”
The Times, 19 May 2014
“Leigh Melrose was Gawain, charting his character’s personal journey from cocksure innocence to pained experience very surely”
The Guardian, 18 May 2014
“In a role he created John Tomlinson remains utterly peerless, but was matched by new-to-the-title-role Leigh Melrose, with just the right amount of bravado to start and emotionally shattered to end.”
classicalsource.com, 17 May 2014