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The Wedding Singer: La vida breve

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This Winter season, Opera North is lucky to receive a double scoop of Dutch bari-hunk Quirijn de Lang, performing two completely contrasting roles: a Basil Fawlty look-a-like Count in Jo Davies’ The Marriage of Figaro and a self-proclaimed ‘crazy puppet m...

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Waiting in the Wings: Covering Figaro

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With just hours until curtain up, young bass-baritone Bradley Travis received news that he would be stepping in to make his first full professional debut with Opera North, singing the title role in our new production of The Marriage of Figaro. Describe...

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Figaro – the translator’s view

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Opera North's new production of The Marraige of Figaro will be sung to an English translation provided by librettist Jeremy Sams. Based on the plot of Beaumarchais' controversial play, La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro, Jere...

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