Longborough

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L’incoronazione di Poppea

In our era in which politics has become egregiously dysfunctional, and in which so many politicians seem to have lost their altruism and simply to be working from their own solipsistic ambitions for power and c...
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Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos is one of the most poetical, intellectual, and musically nuanced of operas, a sophisticate treat. Written by Hugo von Hoffmansthal and Richard Strauss, it began life as a 30 minute bagatelle t...
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La Traviata

With their new production of Verdi’s seminal middle period work La Traviata, this summer’s Longborough Opera Festival has created one of the most intelligent and emotionally engaging interpretations of this ope...
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Der Fliegende Holländer

The team at the Longborough Festival have managed to produce a Flying Dutchman that will itself live in legend, I believe. It is a superb production, all the better for its simplicity and clarity. There was no ...