18 Apr 2006

Il Re Pastore, Linbury, ROH, London


Little arrows everywhere
By Edward Seckerson [Independent, 17 April 2006]

Cupid's arrows are indistinguishable from the arrows of war, and they fly around the stage and auditorium of the Linbury, where the director/designer John Lloyd Davies makes much of the correlation in Il re pastore, the oldest of Mozart's "young" operas, premiered when he was 19.