All the elements of grand opera are here in Wundig wer Wilura: love and war, trust and betrayal, intimacy and the sublime.
Will Yeoman is a former senior arts writer and current travel journalist for The West Australian newspaper. A regular contributor to Limelight and Gramophone, he is also Artistic Director of the York Festival and a keen classical guitarist.
Articles by Will Yeoman
An unusual instrumental combination takes you to the stars and back.
An anonymous female composer of the 18th century steps out of the shadows.
A silent partner emerges into the light in Reynolds’ revealing volume.
A banquet and bouquet with fragrant 19th-century music for flute and piano.
Kožená and Rattle return with a compelling program of folk song arrangements.
Another outstanding release in Bychkov's complete survey of Mahler's symphonies.
Guest Conductor Umberto Clerici and WASO’s Principal Oboe Liz Chee serve up a delicious musical banquet – one that leaves you hungry for more.
A beautiful parting gift from one of the world's greatest string quartets.
This new take on Puccini’s classic combines visual chic and grittiness in a visually impressive and emotionally moving production.
No pact with the devil required as Faust's natural talent prevails.
From Ravel to William Barton, WASO's Magic Spirit concert was an invitation to restfulness – and wakefulness.
Orava Quartet's dazzling second album has been worth the wait.