09 Nov 2006
Orlando, Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler’s Wells, London
By David Murray [Financial Times, 9 November 2006]
The old Handel Opera annual series at Sadler’s Wells, which enlisted even the likes of Dame Joan Sutherland, have been greatly missed. In England, at least, Handel’s many operas have been ignored by the Covent Garden and English National Opera repertoires – yet they are regularly performed at most other opera houses in the west, as they deserve to be.