Antonello’s St Jerome

Antonello’s St Jerome in his Study (NG1418) dates from c. 1475, when Antonello spent time in Venice. St Jerome is an example of a ‘cabinet painting’, designed to be viewed in a small intimate space and to serve as an object of aesthetic value and as a focus for contemplation.[i]  An outspoken and passionate man, … More Antonello’s St Jerome

Rigoletto at ENO

In February I was part of a group visit by staff and students of OBERTO to Christopher Alden’s production of Rigoletto at the English National Opera.  Several of us wrote abut the production, and our varied impressions can be found on the OBERTO blog. It was an extraordinary production in many ways, and my first encounter … More Rigoletto at ENO