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Manon Lescaut – Opera Holland Park, London

Composer: Giacomo Puccini Director: Karolina Sofulak Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty The witty, flighty, engaging music from the start of Puccini’s years of fame is not enough to bring flat rendering of Manon Lescaut into 3D. The main cast sing well, Elizabeth Llewellyn in the titular role especially, but in a production filled with contradiction and compromise there’s much to be desired. ...

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Brigadoon – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Music: Frederick Loewe Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner Director: Laura Jordan Reed Musical Director: Peter Robinson
 Reviewer: Edie Ranvier In a gust from the past, the Southern Light Opera Company and their director Laura Jordan Reed bring Brigadoon to Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre. First staged in 1947, a few decades before the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Claude-Michel Schönberg revolutionised musical ...

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Southern Light Opera: Oklahoma! – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Director – Laura Jordan Reed Musical director – Peter Robinson Choreography – Janice Bruce Reviewer: Francesca Parker [rating:3] Edinburgh’s oldest amateur operatic society, Southern Light Opera return once again to the King’s Theatre. With a repertoire of successful performances that have included Fiddler on the Roof and Beauty and the Beast, Roger and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! isas equally as entertaining. It’s ...

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