26 Nov 2005
The heart of their music
Raphaela Papadakis seems to like ‘playing with fire’. After her acclaimed performance as the put-upon maid, Anna, in Independent Opera’s production of Šimon Voseček’s Beidermann and the Arsonists at Sadler’s Wells last year, she is currently rehearsing for the premiere this week of And London Burned, a new opera by Matt Rogers which has been commissioned by Temple Music Foundation to commemorate the 350th anniversary of The Great Fire of London.
Collaborating on a work about love, the Liebersons show their own
By Lawrence A. Johnson [Boston Globe, 25 November 2005]
There can be few things in life more irritating than the happy love affairs of other people. But even the most jaded cynic might be captivated by an hour spent with Peter Lieberson and Lorraine Hunt Lieberson.