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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 a...
LFO Orfeo ed Euridice 2017 cr Matthew Williams-Ellis
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Orfeo ed Euridice

The season at Longborough, as always, ended with a production devoted to young, up-and-coming performers both on stage and in the orchestra pit, an in...
LFO Magic Flute 2017 cr Matthew Williams-Ellis
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The Magic Flute

The new production of Mozart’s pantomime singspiel, The Magic Flute, at Longborough this year is simply one of the most delightful, most dramatically ...
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Fidelio

This production of Beethoven’s spiritual, hopeful opera Fidelio succeeds on its important musical levels. All the principal singers have fine voices a...
Handel's Alcina at Longborough Festival Opera
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Alcina

As is now traditional, the Longborough Opera Festival is ending its current season at its home base with a production dedicated to giving young singer...
Le Nozze di Figaro at Longborough Festival Theatre
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Le Nozze di Figaro

You do not go to Longborough for hugely glamorous productions.  A bit like Bayreuth after WWII, the approach is highly intelligent but quite minimalis...
Tannhauser, Longborough Festival Opera
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Tannhäuser

Tannhäuser is one of the less performed of the Wagner operas, usually; but on the evidence of this production at Longborough it deserves more attentio...