Brian Mulligan offered a rounded baritone with impressive evenness throughout the registers...his aria proper showed off a lovely legato."


“Verdi, Puccini and Bizet dominate opera house seasons year after year, and it’s easy to understand why. All three were masters of marrying dramatic form with musical creativity, providing audiences with riveting theatre and memorable tunes. Sir Mark Elder, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Opera Rara presented a programme of early stage works by all three composers, offering an evening of high drama despite the concert format.”