A reet canny lad

There was no doubt that the Four Seasons Centre was the place to be at noon today.  Few opera fans would willingly miss a free recital by Sir Thomas Allen and I doubt that anyone who attended was disappointed.  Perhaps the voice doesn’t have the bloom it had twenty years ago but it’s still exceptionally fine and the craftsmanship and sheer stage presence was little short of amazing.  Above all, perhaps, it’s the humanity of the man that shone through for the hour and a bit he entertained us.

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