“I have worked in the Criminal Investigation Department dealing with Sexual Offences, Robbery, Burglary, Fraud and Domestic Violence.” Her barrister Mike Rawlinson told the court she had a "raft of mental health problems".
Semele is a vain little creature who spurns her human betrothed in favour of a fling with Jupiter; jealous Juno tricks her into demanding that he elevate her to immortality by appearing to her as the Mighty Thunderer; when he does this – regretfully, because he’s a decent, caring sort of god – she’s burnt to a crisp.
It’s a comedy, but with a tender subplot, and thanks to Congreve’s libretto it’s shot through with wit and humanity When not luxuriating in Handel’s slow lyrical numbers, Rousset’s tempi tore along; blessed with a brilliant solo cellist and immaculate performances on natural horns and trumpets, the OAE and its chorus played and sang a blinder.
, but I can’t remember one as dramatic as the one I’ve just heard by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) under the direction of Christophe Rousset at the Royal Festival Hall.
Yet this was a “mere” concert performance, with no attempt at staging.
Anderson, of Otley, West Yorkshire, resigned last Thursday, just 24 hours before her guilty plea at Bradford crown court, it was said.
She had previously described herself in an online profile as “a dedicated and hardworking Police Officer.” She added: “I am a successful investigator in serious complex crime and acquisitive crime.Read More Projected stats for the rest of the season as calculated by Steamer, which uses past performance and aging trends to develop a future projection for players.Read More With tightness in his back, Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter won't be moving around the infield a whole lot, especially at the beginning of Spring Training, which starts in earnest for position players Monday.But she refused to accept it was over and then flew into a jealous rage when the 37-year-old got a new girlfriend.She began an harassment campaign against her ex and his new partner and used the force computer to track down their details.It drew on the traditions of the new Italian operatic style, but also on the English melodic tradition of Purcell, and on dance forms including the gavotte, hornpipe, and siciliano.