New Production of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ Magnificent

English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams arrives at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden for the first performance of his opera titled 'The Pilgrim's Progress'. London, Apr. 26, 1951. (AP Photo)

Deal W. Hudson October 30, 2017 From its first performance in 1951, “The Pilgrim’s Progress,” an opera by Ralph Vaughan Williams has suffered from a checkered history on stage. Its Covent Garden premiere was criticized for its lack of “theatricality,” and the attempt at a revival the following year was a failure. A subsequent and… Continue reading New Production of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ Magnificent