Monthly Archives: June 2015

Tristan at Longborough Part 2

It is a source of unspeakable pleasure for me to learn new things just about every time I attend a Wagner performance.  This is especially true where, as is the case with Carmen Jakobi’s production in Longborough, the action of the play is presented so uncluttered and so unencumbered, and the artists’ mission is understood […]

Tristan at Longborough Part 1

I was privileged to nab a ticket to the third of four scheduled performances of Tristan und Isolde at the Longborough Festival Opera on June 18.  It was delightful in every way. There is a way of going about this, and thanks to my English companion I was taught it as I went along.  The […]