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The week in classical: Akhnaten; Music for 18 Musicians; Britten Sinfonia; LSO/Gardiner – review
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The week in classical: Akhnaten; Music for 18 Musicians; Britten Sinfonia; LSO/Gardiner – review

The Guardian - Fiona Maddocks

Two giants of American minimalism bestrode the Thames on consecutive nights last week. Philip Glass’s Akhnaten (1984), the last of his trilogy of “portrait” operas, returned to English National Opera in Phelim McDermott’s preposterously gorgeous, must-see production, new in 2016. Across the river, …

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