Monday: Wet and windy. Autumn in Brittany can be wonderful, with bright, sunny days and trees turning, if not New England red, then pleasing shades of rust. The landscape still looks alive. But the season as it wears on loses all inhibitions, dumping rain in intense bursts, leaving roads slick and lanes awash with mud.
It’s the first time that opera’s version of the Oscars has been held outside the UK.