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Interview with Roger Allam, part one: Mozart or Wagner?

Roger Allam has just finished playing John Christie, the founder of Glyndebourne opera house, in The Moderate Soprano. Christie was a quite extraordinary man with very passionate opinions about opera: Wagner he found sublime while deeming Mozart ‘samey.’ In this, the first of two interviews, we wanted to find out just how much actor and character might agree…

The Moderate Soprano

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After last autumn’s Seminar, Roger Allam returns to Hampstead Theatre to play John Christie in the world premiere of David Hare’s new play, The Moderate Soprano. In 1934 John Christie and his wife opera singer Audrey Mildmay, and three refugees from Nazi Germany (Carl Ebert, Fritz… Read More…