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Glyndebourne’s L’Elisir D’Amore – Milton Keynes Theatre

Composer: Donizetti Director: Annabel Arden Design: Lez Brotherston Conductor: Pancho Gonzáles Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] Glyndebourne's 45th annual tour visits Milton Keynes Theatre this week. The Tour showcases some of the most exciting new operatic talent in the UK. Annabel Arden’s fabulously romantic 2007 production of Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore features rising American tenor Christopher Tiesi in his debut rôle as ...

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L’elisir d’amore – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Music: Gaetano Donizetti Conductor: Pablo Gonzalez Director: Annabel Arden Revival Director: Paul Higgins Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree [rating:4]   Now in its 45th year, the Glyndebourne Tour is currently taking three full-scale productions around the country, and this week world-class opera is resident at Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre. Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love) is a fun, 19th century comic opera, ...

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Le nozze di Figaro – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte Director: Michael Grandage Reviewer: Joan Phillips [Rating:4] Michael Grandage’s 2012 production of Le nozze di Figaro brings this 1786 classic opera crashing into the 1970’s with great humour. Complete with droopy moustache’s, long hair, kaftans, printed flares and velvet jackets, fans of the 70’s TV show Jason King or those who have ...

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Le Nozze di Figaro – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Director: Michael Grandage Revival Director: Ian Rutherford Reviewer: Lu Greer [rating:4.0]   As the Marriage of Figaro opens with its classic, universally known overture, the curtain lifts on what appears to be a manor just outside of Seville, as any classic version of the opera would have. As the audience are introduced to Susanna and Figaro ...

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