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Elegy for Young Lovers, ENO, Young Vic

Elegy for Young Lovers, ENO, Young Vic

Neither Henze nor Shaw can rescue this second-rate Shining

A terrifying nut job: Steven Page in 'Elegy for Young Lovers'Sarah Lee
We all know what you get when you find yourself snowed in with your family up a mountain: thunderous carpets, corridors of blood, redrum and a head in the snow. Hans Werner Henze's Elegy for Young Lovers isn't quite as murderously single-minded as Kubrick's The Shining, but it is dominated by a single terrorising nut job.

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