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Glyndebourne: Don Pasquale – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Glynebourne's Don Pasquale - Jose Fardilha and Company

Composer: Gaetano Donizetti Director: Mariame Clément Conductor: Gareth Hancock Reviewer: Karen Bussell The Glyndebourne Tour 2015 opens with a revival of Mariame Clément’s opulent but harsh Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. Clément’s take verges on the slapstick but the opera buffa has an underlying viciousness to the meting out of rough justice to the elderly buffoon Don Pasquale. Making his Glyndebourne debut, ...

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Don Pasquale – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Composer: Gaetano Donizetti Libretto: Giovanni Ruffini &Gaetano Donizetti Conductor: Francesco Corti Director: Renaud Doucet Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There’s no fool like an old fool and so it proves in Scottish Opera’s joyous new production of Donizetti’s comic masterpiece Don Pasquale. Reclusive, cat-loving Don Pasquale runs his crumbling pensione with only his chain-smoking chambermaid, greasy cook and decrepit porter for company. ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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NEWS: Don Pasquale Brings Warmth of Rome to the Scottish Winter

Audiences in Glasgow and Edinburgh will be treated to a Roman holiday in January and February as Scottish Opera presents Donizetti’s masterpiece Don Pasquale for the first time since 1977. Rome on the cusp of the Swinging Sixties provides the vibrant backdrop to this generational clash in a brand new production for Scottish Opera. Director Renaud Doucet and designer André ...

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