Patrick Carnegy, 16 March 2000
Show More In House: Covent Garden, 50 Years of Opera and Ballet by John Tooley.
Faber, 318 pp., £25, November 1999, 9780571194155Show More
Never Mind the Moon: My Time at the Royal Opera House by Jeremy Isaacs.
Bantam, 356 pp., £20, November 1999, 0 593 04355 3Show More
“... stage mechanics of the new theatre. Isaacs did create one or two wholly new jobs, bringing in John Cox, for example, as director of productions. The hope was that a more carefully thought out approach would result in a better alignment between the House’s musical strengths and the theatrical side. There were, however, serious obstacles, one of which was ...”