|Sasha Cooke as Marnie|
Photo: Richard Hubert Smith/ENO
I finally got to see Marnie, Nico Muhly's latest opera, at ENO. Here's my review, for the Critics' Circle website - a second opinion for them, but it seems that I and the other critic were among the few who liked it. But...what's not to like? My quibbles are explained in the review, and are not limited to "Liebfraumilch and soda", but for the most part it was jolly good, for a number of important reasons...
Read the whole thing here. http://www.criticscircle.org.uk/marnie-english-national-opera-2/