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Opera in the City Festival Double Bill – Bridewell Theatre, London

Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Zanetto Composer: Pietro Mascagni Musical Director: Andrew Charity Stage Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty In a strong start to their six-show Opera in the City festival, Time Zone Theatre has mounted the quirky but profound Mozart & Salieri from Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and a story of frustrated love in Pietro Mascagni’s Zanetto. In the first, we see ...

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Opera North: The Snow Maiden/ Snegurochka – The Lowry, Salford

Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Director: John Fulljames Conductor Leo McFall Designer: Giles Cadle Reviewer: Dave Cunningham Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden is something of a collector’s item. Although it is a winter favourite in Russia it has not been performed in the UK for over sixty years. Director John Fulljames shows no sign of being daunted by such a significant event and ...

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The Snow Maiden – The Grand, Leeds

Music:  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov               Director: John Fulljames Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Opera North is staging for the first time Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden and is part of the company’s fairy tale season this winter.  The Russian opera premiered in 1882 and was revised in 1898, and is based on Snegurochka, a Russian folk tale.  It follows the story of the Snow Maiden ...

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