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Die Fledermaus – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

A Male and Female in Masquerade costumes laughing

Music: Johann Straus II Libretto: Carl Haffner & Richard Genée Director: John Copley Reviewer: Barbara Michaels Fun and frolics in Die Fledermaus, one of the greatest of Viennese operettas. Last staged by Welsh National Opera six years ago, John Copley’s production keeps all the frills and frou-frou of the original first performed in Vienna in 1874. The plot, convoluted as ...

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Ellen Kent’s Die Fledermaus – The Opera House, Manchester

Ellen Kent's Die Fledermaus

Composer: Johann Strauss Librettist: Ellen Kent Director: Ellen Kent Conductor: Vasyl Vasylenko Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent Ellen Kent has revived her 2006 production of Die Fledermaus which truly deserves the full title of ‘Ellen Kent’s Die Fledermaus‘ as she is invested in every corner of the production. Director, librettist and on this rare occasion, performer it’s easy see why Kent believed ...

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Carl Rosa Opera: Die Fledermaus – Theatre Royal, Bath

Composer: Johann Strauss Director: Peter Mulloy Conductor: Martin Handley Reviewer: Claire Hayes Carl Rosa Opera’s production of Die Fledermaus has been a staple of the Shoreditch company’s repertoire since relaunching in 1998 and this week it is exclusively restaged and mounted for the Theatre Royal in Bath. Johann Strauss’s light-hearted operetta was first performed in Vienna in 1874, when its ...

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