30 May 2006
Wife-Killing Bluebeard Gets Perky New Spouse at Covent Garden
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.
By Warwick Thompson [Bloomberg.com, 30 May 2006]
May 30 (Bloomberg) -- We all have secrets, but few are as disturbing as those kept behind Bluebeard's locked doors.