The reviews have been flooding in for the world première of Thebans, a brand new English National Opera commission by composer Julian Anderson and writer Frank McGuinness, featuring Guest Chorus Master Dominic Peckham, marking his début with ENO.
Critics have hailed the have hailed the production as a ‘must see’ (Mark Ronan) and have particularly praised Peckham and the Chorus of the ENO, saying that ‘the chorus do… themselves and the composer proud’ (The Stage). Bachtrack praised the Chorus for their ‘immense levels of intensity’ and the New York Times applauded the ‘powerful chorus’. Boulezian writes ‘Dominic Peckham’s choral training clearly pays off’.
Thebans is running at The Coliseum until 3rd June 2014.