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Ensemble

Early Opera in the English Provinces

RODERIC DUNNETT applauds
some of this year's successes
and glances ahead to 2018

 

Sixty years ago, Handel's operas were scarcely staged in the UK, let alone his sacred oratorios. Mozart was different. By 1937 the new Glyndebourne, launched in 1934, was presenting as many as five Mozart stageworks, including the first professional production of Idomeneo, in a season (in 1956, six). Gluck's Alceste took Glyndebourne a step forward in 1953...

Copyright © 30 November 2017 Roderic Dunnett,
Coventry UK

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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK

BUXTON FESTIVAL

ANTONIO SALIERI

BAMPTON CLASSICAL OPERA

GIULIO CESARE

CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI

GARSINGTON OPERA

ENGLAND

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