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2nd November, 2015

Wolf-Ferrari: Le donne curiose

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2nd November, 2015
Silk Street Theatre
£25 (£15 concessions)

Opera & Vocal

An Opera in Three Acts by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Text by Luigi Sugana after the play by Carlo Goldoni

Mark Shanahan conductor
Stephen Barlow director
Yannis Thavoris designer
Howard Hudson lighting designer
Dom Baker video designer*

*student on BA Technical Theatre Arts

Wolf-Ferrari’s intricate and witty ensemble piece was the opera that first brought its composer to international recognition, and was subsequently performed all over the world by many of the finest singers and conductors of the day. It concerns attempts by the ‘inquisitive ladies’ of the title to find out what actually goes on at their husbands’ ‘club’ and is packed with the kind of vocal virtuosity for which the current crop of Opera Course singers have shown particular flair.

The School welcomes back regular collaborators Stephen Barlow and Yannis Thavoris to direct and design, alongside conductor Mark Shanahan, following the success of last year’s Verdi’s Requiem.

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