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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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La Finta Giardiniera – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Lyrics: Anonymous text, thought to be by Giuseppe Petrosellini after Goldoni Director: Frederic Wake-Walker Conductor: Christopher Moulds Reviewer: Tim Frost   Mozart’s second opera is no Figaro but it shows that the eighteen year old already possessed a dramatic understanding and compositional lightness that belied his years. First performed in Munich in January 1775, it closed ...

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