"Tara Erraught's Octavian is a chubby bundle of puppy-fat."
May 21, 2014 3:13 PM Subscribe
"The thing that really gets to me about the reviews is that all of them, almost grudgingly, admit that she sang the extraordinarily difficult role beautifully. And yet the bulk of their criticism is reserved for her body type." Irish Tara Erraught
, soprano star of this year's Glyndebourne festival, garnered almost universal contempt
from London's male critics. Guardian roundup
, including a mention of Alice Coote's open letter to critics