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Delightful evening with a dark backdrop: Handel's Xerxes from ETO

Andrew Slater, Julia Riley - Handel Xerxes - English Touring Opera - ® Richard Hubert Smith Handel Xerxes; Julia Riley, Laura Mitchell, Galina Averina, Clint van der Linde, Carolyn Dobbin dir: James Conway, cond: Jonathan Peter Kenny; English Touring Opera at the Hackney Empire Reviewed by Ruth Hansford on Apr 13 2016 Star rating: 4.0 Well sung, great ensemble acting and tremendous fun Galina Averina, Laura Mitchell - Handel XerxesEnglish Touring Opera - ® Richard Hubert Smith English Touring Opera’s Autumn 2016 season started off with a revival of its 2011 production of Handel’s Xerxes at the Hackney Empire on 9 October 2016.
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