The Olivier Awards shortlist was announced this morning.
In the category Outstanding Achievement in Opera, the nominees are:
– English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra for The Force Of Destiny, Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk and The Queen Of Spades at London Coliseum
– Felicity Palmer for The Queen Of Spades at London Coliseum
– Sir Antonio Pappano for his conducting of Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci, Guillaume Tell and Król Roger at Royal Opera House
– Tamara Wilson for The Force Of Destiny at London Coliseum.
That’s 3 out of 4 for English National Opera, which the Arts Council of Lilliput wants to demolish.