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Idomeneo – Theatre Royal, York

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Text: Giambattista Varesco Conductor: Jonathan Peter Kenny Director: James Conway Designer: Frankie Bradshaw Reviewer: Ron Simpson Of the operas of Mozart’s maturity those in the opera seria style lack the popularity of the comedies and fantasies, so Idomeneo, though in no way a rarity, is far less familiar than, for instance, The Marriage of Figaro or ...

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Opera Seria: Cavalleria Rusticana / I Pagliacci – RNCM Studio Theatre, Manchester

Artistic Director: Rochelle Hart Musical Director / Conductor: Jonathan Ellis Reviewer: Donna Kelly Opera’s famous pairing of Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci may be 121 years old but it's still capable of captivating an audience as Opera Seria demonstrate with their exciting staged production at RNCM Studio Theatre. Conducted by Jonathan Ellis and directed by Rochelle Hart, the explosive themes ...

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