Seeing is believing: The Blank Canvas by Spyros Syrmos

Charles Bonnet syndrome gives its patients random or recurring hallucinations while they are entirely conscious, without upsetting their mental balance, although the very appearance of the hallucinations can naturally lead patients to question their sanity. For artist Lucy (Melanie Sanders), heroine of Spyros Syrmos’ new opera The Blank Canvas, her CBS hallucinations provoke first fear of insanity, then a new enthusiasm for life…

At the King’s Head Theatre, Islington.

Click here to read my full review on Bachtrack.


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