Posted by: thelionsface | July 22, 2010

The Lion’s Face Reviewed on Bachtrack

The Lion’s Face: The name comes from the clinicial description of the Alzheimer face with features settling into “leonine impassivity.” Librettist Glyn Maxwell spent five years researching this opera about dementia and this shines through in his portrayal of the life of an Alzheimer’s patient in a nursing home.

Read the whole review here

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