War and Peace reviews are coming in....
Excerpts from opera reviews mentioning the designs for War and Peace...
Chloe Lamford’s sliding-panel set is transformed from Soviet lecture-hall to Tsarist ballroom and then to a battlefield overrun by charging soldiers and pitchfork-wielding lasses.
THE TIMES, Richard Morrison, 25/01/10
The students could not have had a better-looking space in which to act out the dramas of love and war. Chloe Lamford's handsome split-level edifice slowly peeled away with the ravages of war, graced by a simple blue drape at the French redoubt, shattered timbers for a ransacked Moscow and a decaying brick wall for the endgame.
www.theartsdesk.com, David Nice, 23/01/10
brilliantly lit, with simple but imposing sets (the conflagration in Moscow was unforgettable)