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Carmen – Mill and Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Music: Georges Bizet Director: Boris Lagoda Conductor: Azat Maksutov Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Love, treachery, passion and betrayal, Carmen has it all. An opera in four acts, Bizet adapted the plot from the novel ‘Carmen’ by French writer Prosper Merimee. Opening in Seville, in a town square outside a cigarette factory, we see Michaela (Olga Sosnovskaya) asking some soldiers for her ...

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Le nozze di Figaro – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte Director: Michael Grandage Reviewer: Joan Phillips [Rating:4] Michael Grandage’s 2012 production of Le nozze di Figaro brings this 1786 classic opera crashing into the 1970’s with great humour. Complete with droopy moustache’s, long hair, kaftans, printed flares and velvet jackets, fans of the 70’s TV show Jason King or those who have ...

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