23 Mar 2010
Il pastor fido at the Royal College of Music
By Geoff Brown [Times Online, 23 March 2010]
After last year’s anniversary celebrations a passer-by might imagine there to be no Handel stone left unturned. But with Handel’s productivity, that’s impossible. This term, students and postgraduate associates of the Royal College of Music have been blowing off dust from the third version of his pastoral opera Il pastor fido, as produced at Covent Garden in 1734.