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Figaro Gets a Divorce – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music: Elena Langer Libretto and Director: David Pountney Reviewer: Barbara Michaels   A collaboration between the Russian-born composer Elena Langer and Welsh National Opera’s innovative and artistic (not to mention highly articulate) director David Pountney was always going to be exciting. Figaro Gets a Divorce, conceived by Langer in collaboration with Pountney, is a sequel to The Marriage of Figaro ...

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Opera North: The Barber of Seville – The Lowry, Salford

Music: Gioachino Rossini Libretto: Cesare Sterbini Writer: Pierre Canon de Beaumarchais English Translation: Robert David MacDonald Director: Giles Havergal Conductor: Stuart Stratford Reviewer: Malcolm Wallace For opera lovers Rossini’s Barber of Seville is one of the greats. An enduring classic that features regularly in every opera company’s programme that offers a hugely entertaining evening and rarely fails to fill the ...

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The Barber Of Seville – English National Opera at the London Coliseum

Composer: Gioachino Rossini Original Director : Jonathan Miller Revival Director : Peter Relton Reviewer: Michael Gray [rating:4] Jonathan Miller’s classic staging of the Barber returns to St Martin’s Lane for the eleventh revival, a quarter of a century after its first performances. No director’s ego on view here, though. Miller has been scathing about the more bizarre operatic visions of ...

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