Tosca

14 March – Bournemouth Pavilion Review by Janine Pulford Directed by award-winning opera producer Ellen Kent, Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ was brought to the stage in Bournemouth and what a treat it was. Faultlessly performed, it also offered jaw-dropping backdrops and opulent costumes. These combined with the wonderful voices of Maria Tonina as Tosca, Sorin Lupu as…

Movies get groovy with the BSO

Lighthouse Theatre, Poole 16 February 2013 Review by Laurence Jones. I was fortunate enough to get tickets for the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Hollywood Blockbusters’ concert, conducted by Pete Harrison. No stranger to film scores, I was impressed by brilliant renditions from films including ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’, ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘Schindlers List’, that easily matched the…