– glittering 50s update cleverly separates love and lust

Garsington Opera, Wormsley Estate, Stokenchurch
Bruno Ravella’s production has a glamorous staging that allows Miah Persson’s understated refinement to register.

… In order to enable the Philharmonia to observe social distancing in the pit, a reduced orchestration by Eberhard Kloke is used. You miss some of the sensuality of Strauss’s original, but it’s handsomely conducted by Jordan de Souza and quite superbly played.

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