Is this the perfect get-rich-quick scheme? Seduce two wealthy friends (who are both married) so you can con them out of some money? Definitely not, but that won’t stop Sir John Falstaff from trying.
In a journey brimming with joyful song, travel to a corner of Middle England and meet an ensemble cast of gentlemen, rogues and lovers. Vaughan-Williams’s folksong-infused version of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor is sometimes overlooked, but perfectly shows off both his subtlety and flair for the dramatic.
British Youth Opera is a training programme for young professionals. All participants onstage and behind the scenes, from singers to stage management, are at the beginning of their careers in opera.