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11 Nov 2006

Opera: An unsuitable marriage

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2101-2443472,00.html

marriage_eno.pngENO’s superficial and sexless 1930s Figaro gets a poor reception from Hugh Canning [Times Online, 12 November 2006]

In a programme article, David Cairns describes The Marriage of Figaro as “a wonderfully funny opera”, but you would never know it after attending Olivia Fuchs’s laboured, strait-laced and humourless new production for English National Opera.

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