Bridges to Babylon: The Rolling Stones' tour connects stadium rock to operatic extravagance

Purists might take exception to the analogy, but watching the Rolling Stones' Bridges to Babylon tour is like viewing the most spectacular operatic event ever staged. LD Patrick Woodroffe and set architect Mark Fisher, who have teamed on all three of the Stones' world stadium tours, have no compunction about making the comparison.

"I always saw the show as being quite operatic, but what's interesting with the Stones is that when you start with them, you're never quite sure where you'r

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