Even a dog can’t run away with the show when Roberto Alagna is on stage. As the sweetly silly farmhand in “L’Elisir d’Amore,” now at London’s Royal Opera House, the tenor hogs the limelight with his seductive voice and athletic belly flops.
Amy Winehouse stares out from the wall of a London gallery. She’s pushing a vacuum cleaner, a cigarette dangling from her lips, a scarf in her unruly hair and a garbage bag in hand. The pose is unusual for a singer, apart maybe from Freddie Mercury in “I Want to Break Free.”