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The Cunning Little Vixen

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Royal College of Music: Britten TheatrePrince Consort Road, London, Greater London, SW7 2BS, United Kingdom
2017 November 27, 29, December 01, 02 at 19:00
Performers
RCM International Opera School
Michael RosewellConductor
Daniel SlaterDirector
Hannah WolfeCostume Designer
Kieran RaynerBaritoneForester2017 Nov 27, Dec 01
Harry ThatcherBaritoneForester2017 Nov 29, Dec 02
Harriet EyleySopranoVixen (Bystrouška)2017 Nov 27, Dec 01
Julieth Lozano RolongSopranoVixen (Bystrouška)2017 Nov 29, Dec 02
Ida RänzlövMezzo-sopranoFox (Zlatohřbítek)2017 Nov 27, Dec 01
Nardus WilliamsSopranoFox (Zlatohřbítek)2017 Nov 29, Dec 02
Beth MoxonMezzo-sopranoLapák, Woodpecker, Grasshopper
Lauren MorrisMezzo-sopranoLapák, Woodpecker, Grasshopper
Timothy EdlinBass-baritoneBadger, Parson
Richard PinkstoneTenorMosquito, Schoolmaster2017 Nov 27, Dec 01
Thomas ErlankTenorMosquito, Schoolmaster2017 Nov 29, Dec 02
Josephine GoddardSopranoForester’s wife
Christopher Andreas AdolphBaritoneHarašta
Joel WilliamsTenorPásek
Katy ThomsonSopranoMrs Paškova
Anna CooperSopranoChocholka, Jay, Pepík
Hannah CrerarSopranoJay, Pepík2017 Nov 27, Dec 01
Catriona HewitsonSopranoRooster2017 Nov 27, Dec 01
Hazel NeighbourMezzo-sopranoRooster2017 Nov 29, Dec 02

The RCM International Opera School and conductor Michael Rosewell present their autumn production of Janáček’s tragi-comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen.

An enchanted forest comes to life in a wooded glen on a summer afternoon. A clever Vixen is captured by a Forester, but she outwits him and escapes. As the story unfolds, she encounters many woodland animals along the way before finding love with a Fox and having cubs of her own. But her dealings with the Forester are far from over – he sets a trap, but then realises the splendour of nature all around him in a life-affirming final scene.

Exploring the cycles of life and nature, Janáček combines dance, folk music and sensuous orchestral interludes in this beguiling and thought-provoking opera.

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