Buxton International Festival Camilla Seale as Le Prince Charmant, Nikki Martin as Marie (Cendrillon) Photograph: Genevieve Girling

Buxton International Festival – Pauline Viardot’s Cendrillon

Pauline Viardot’s version of the Cinderella story (1904) is better described as a salon or drawing room opera, since it lasts for only a little over an hour (hence no interval is necessary) and its small cast is accompanied by piano alone. It is none the worse for that, but is a more or less […]

Buxton International Festival – Pauline Viardot’s Cendrillon Read More »