Category: reviews

Michael Tanner

Each year in September the Saffron Opera Group gives a performance in the magnificent Saffron Hall of a Wagner opera, …

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Jim Pritchard – Seen & Heard International

It was a day when you had to double-check your diary because it said it was September though it seemed …

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Anthony Negus – Wagner News

A beautiful sunny day and relaxed atmosphere, meeting old friends, and knowing that we had all made the effort to …

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Gavin Dixon – The Arts Desk

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It is a pleasure to report on the continuing success of the Saffron Opera Wagner project. …

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Jim Pritchard – Seen & Heard International

Some self-plagiarism is good for the soul, so I will remind readers of something I have written before and how …

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Andrew Clements – The Guardian

This concert performance, part of the new opera group’s Ring Cycle, made the lack of any theatrical setting cease to …

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Paul Dawson-Bowling – Wagner News

Is it possible to base a successful Siegfried simply on Erda and the Woodbird? Perhaps not, but Saffron Walden came …

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Charlotte Valori – operissimawhispers

Since their affecting Das Rheingold and resplendent Die Walküre in 2016, the Saffron Opera Group’s Ring Cycle has become something …

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Paul Dawson-Bowling – Wagner News

It was remarkable that it could happen at all, this performance of Die Walküre; but it was even more remarkable …

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Peter Reed – Opera Magazine

After the techno high jinks of the Met’s cinema relay of Tristan und Isolde the day before, Saffron Opera Group’s …

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