26 Oct 2013

Iain Bell’s A Harlot’s Progress, An Opera to be Reckoned With


By José Mª Irurzun [Seen & Heard International, 24 October 2013]

Attending the world premiere of an opera is always a special occasion, and even more so if it is the first opera by its composer. If one adds to all this the fact that the venue is the Theater an der Wien, whose history is filled with premieres of musical masterpieces, the cup of interest cannot be more full of curiosity and expectations.