14 Jul 2006
Opera Throws Farewell Fest; Artists Hit Streets: Munich Outings
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.
Mariana Schroeder [Bloomberg.com, 14 July 2006]
July 14 (Bloomberg) -- Munich's Opera Festival this year has a nostalgic feel, taking place in the last weeks of the reign of Peter Jonas and Zubin Mehta at the Bavaria State Opera.