“The Hallé prove you don’t need a theatre for vivid Wagner”, Review by Alfred Hickling

It may be heresy against the doctrine of the Gesamtkunstwerk – Wagner’s idealised synthesis of all the arts – but the more one sees of concert-based cycles emanating from the north of England, the more one is led to wonder if the Ring really needs a theatre at all.”

See the full review here: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/nov/28/das-rheingold-review-halle-and-elder-vivid-wagner

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