Starting as you mean to go on: Britten’s Les Illuminations at Aldeburgh Festival

Director Struan Leslie’s reimagining of Britten’s┬áLes Illuminations┬ásong cycle opened the Aldeburgh Festival with an exciting array of circus performers, creating a dreamy evening without plot, but heady with potent mood, emotions and ideas developing across the darkened stage like scudding clouds across a stormy summer sky, culminating in a wonderful account of the cycle from…