“Dinner at Eight” review, Wexford Festival Opera, 20/10/18.

Extract of my review published on Bachtrack.com on 22/10/18.

Dinner at EightWilliam Bolcom and librettist Mark Campbell’s 2017 opera, had its European première at Wexford Festival Opera on Saturday under conductor David Agler. The opera is based on the 1932 play by George S Kaufman and Edna Ferber, in turn adapted into a movie by George Cukor (1933). Set in American Depression New York, Millicent Jordan (Mary Dunleavy) is organising a society dinner for a couple from the English aristocracy… (continue reading on Backtrack.com).

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