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Opera North’s The Ring Cycle: Die Walküre – The Lowry, Salford

Kelly Cae Hogan as Brünnhilde and Michael Weinius as Siegmund. Photo credit: Clive Barda

Composer: Richard Wagner Concert staging and design concept: Peter Mumford English titles: Simon Rees Conductor: Richard Farnes Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent Tonight's instalment of the The Ring Cycle is arguably the most iconic of Wagner's work. Perhaps even the most striking image in opera. For who doesn't conjure that stereotypical tableux of ladies in “viking” helmets heralding war? Opera North's Die ...

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Orchestra of Opera North: Sibelius, Dvořák – Dewsbury Town Hall

Conductor: David Angus Soloist: Lee Bisset Reviewer: Ron Simpson Opera North’s Kirklees Concert Season continued at Dewsbury Town Hall with a programme that balanced the popular with the neglected. David Angus, who was a member of Opera North’s music staff at the start of his career and has now built a major reputation in the United States, conducted a varied ...

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Eugene Onegin – The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Music &Libretto: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Director: Richard Studer Translation: David Lloyd-Jones Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4] Doyen of Russian literature, Alexander Pushkin, wrote the verse novel which forms the basis for Tchaikovsky’s lyrical operatic masterpiece Eugene Onegin. A love story running the gamut of emotions, it tells of the ill-fated love between the innocent country girl Tatyana and the worldly Eugene ...

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