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Harriet – Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Composer: Hilda Paredes Text: Lex Bohtmeijer/Mayra Santos-Febres Conductor: Manoj Kamps Director: Jean Lacornerie Video design: Miwa Matreyek Reviewer: Ron Simpson As with many performances at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Harriet is truly an international event, with a Mexican composer, a Sri Lankan conductor, a French director, the fearless American soprano Claron McFadden in the title role and co-production and ...

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Sunken Garden – Barbican, London

Writer: Composed by Michel van der Aa, libretto by David Mitchell Director: Michel van der Aa Reviewer: Lizzie Kirkwood [rating:3] Sunken Garden, an English National Opera production at The Barbican, is a 3D mystery occult film opera. It’s not a surprise to discover that it’s a first for the ENO, and for the world. A collaboration between composer Michel van ...

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