Saturday, November 29, 2008

Riders to the Sea

Guardian review of Riders to the Sea which Richard Hickox should have conducted:
The Aran islanders, both Synge and Vaughan Williams seem to be saying, are a race apart: made of very stern stuff, yet philosophical. "No man at all can be living for ever, and we must be satisfied," sings Maurya at the end. There were tears on stage during the curtain calls.

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