Fishing for Mad Pearls Anyone? ENO Is….
“Fabulous” means “derived from fable”. The world Bizet creates in The Pearl Fishers is wildly over the top. Mass murder and sacrilege! Storms and steamy sex! This new production of Pearl Fishers at the ENO brings out the extremes in this opera in full glory and is truly fabulous.
Extravagant plots need extravagant music and extravagant staging. Bizet’s music is so gorgeous that it dazzles, deceptively. But pearl fishers dive deep into the ocean to find their treasures. They don’t do shallow. Read on for the lavish details from Anne Orozio of MusicOMH…. http://www.musicomh.com/opera/eno-pearl_0610.htm