I've already come across 2 pans in the print media for John Doyle's direction of Peter Grimes at the Met. I'm not a Benjamin Britten fan, but the chapter on him in Alex Ross's book made me feel inadequate in this regard, so I'm planning on checking out the Met broadcast of this event. Or should I?
Wall Street Journal: A Staging Better Heard Than Seen
San Francisco Chronicle: Runnicles energizes Met's 'Grimes'