Richard Bratby

Juicy solution to the Purcell problem: Opera North’s Masque of Might reviewed

Plus: ENO's Iolanthe is G&S in excelsis: a spectacular, gleefully funny and gorgeously sung staging

David Pountney's production goes the full Louis Quatorze: Anna Dennis as Elena and Andri Bjorn Robertsson as Nebulous in the Masque of Might. Photo: James Glossop

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