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September on Planet Hugill: Semiramide, Norma, Demetrio and Maria de Buenos Aires

Kieran Rayner as Lord Rokeby with William Thomas & Steven Swindells in British Youth Opera's production of Malcolm Williamson's English EccentricsPhoto: Clive Barda/ArenaPAL Welcome to September on Planet Hugill, when the new season really got started and operatic rarities seemed to be something of a theme.At the Grimeborn Festival we caught Astor Piazzolla's Maria de Buenos Aires in a production which was completely wonderful, but we hadn't the slightest idea what was going on.
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