Posted: 16/04/2014 at 17:15
Chicky, I don't think it was part of the Festival; they do ballet and Opera once or twice a year. We saw the ballet last year; the stage is so small that the corps de ballet had to discreetly shimmy into the wings every time a principal did a solo
I've also seen an amateur orchestra (who shall remain nameless) who didn't do badly, but from time to time the violin section seemed to lose the will to live
I actually love these performances every bit as much as I used to enjoy going to the Royal Opera House and ENO.