[“How about I make you a cup of espresso first, and then we can talk?” (I know it’s a door, but I would take that espresso!) – Sonia Prina (Polinesso) in Handel’s “Ariodante”, Aix-en-Provence 2014]
Welcome to the 2017 Liveblog Season! We’re beginning this upcoming Saturday, January 7th, at the customary hour of 9 p.m. (UTC+1), with the 2014 Aix-en-Provence production of “Ariodante” (which has, since then, toured copiously and was most recently done with Coote and Abrahamyan in Toronto).
The evening has something for every range: Patricia Petibon as Ginevra (because ‘Petibon whenever possible’), Sarah Conolly as Ariodante, and Sonia Prina as Polinesso. And Sandrine Piau as Dalinda!
The production is not currently on YT, as far as I can see, but I have a YT copy saved away – just let me know if you’d need an upload.
[Also, never underestimate the powers of a perfectly brewed espresso. – Sandrina Piau (Dalinda) and Sonia Prina (Polinesso) in Handel’s “Ariodante”, Aix-en-Provence 2014]