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WNO: The Magic Flute – Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Director: Dominic Cooke Conductor: Lothar Koenigs Reviewer: Kris Hallett Dominic Cooke’sThe Magic Flutefor Welsh National Opera is already ten years old but, judging on its reception, will stay in the repertoire for years to come. Mozart’s 1791 piece is the definition of a populist hit; a masterwork by opera’s most popular composer; a meshing of styles ...

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WNO The Magic Flute – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder Director: Dominic Cooke Revival Director: Caroline Chaney Conductor: Lothar Koenigs Reviewer: Maggie Constable Mozart's famous Deutsch opera from Welsh National Opera, The Magic Flute, reveals itself surreally to us in Milton Keynes this week and tells a wonderfully enchanting and fantastic (in all senses of that word) tale which includes a rescuing prince, ...

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Welsh National Opera: The Magic Flute – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder English Translation: Jeremy Sams Director: Dominic Cooke Revival Director: Caroline Chaney Conductor:Lothar Koenigs Reviewer: Jacqui Onions If you are new to opera then The Magic Flute is a great place to start. A light-hearted opera but with plenty of plot points to keep the watcher entertained. This production, by Welsh National Opera, is ...

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Welsh National Opera: The Cunning Little Vixen – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Leos Janacek Librettist: Rudolf Tesnohlidek Director &Translator: David Pountney Reviewer: Marina Spark [rating:3] The Welsh National Opera's The Cunning Little Vixen begins in a summer forest scene and introduces the audience to the inexperienced young vixen who eventually becomes the cunning little Vixen. After spending some time as a captive of the Forester, she escapes and progresses to consistently ...

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Welsh National Opera: The Cunning Little Vixen – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music &Libbretto: Leoš Janáček Director: David Pountney Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4.5] One of the trio of operas being performed by Welsh National Opera under the thematic banner of Free Spirits, director David Pountney’s production of Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen has lost none of its magic in the thirty three years since its inception. Pountney’s treatment of Janáček’s tragicomic masterpiece ...

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