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Composer: Sondheim, Stephen (b. 1930)

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Year of birth1930
NationalityUnited States
PeriodContemporary
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ZürichSweeney ToddNew production

Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd) and Barry Banks (Pirelli) © Monika Rittershaus
Sondheim: Sweeney Todd
David Charles Abell; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Michael Levine; Annemarie Woods; Sir Bryn Terfel; Angelika Kirchschlager

KatonahSchwab Vocal Rising Stars

Massenet, Saint-Saëns, Chausson, Fauré, Lalo, Sondheim, Duke, Brown, Traditional Irish, Porter, Britten, Blitzstein, Coleman, Schubert, Brahms, Oltra
Steven Blier; Michael Barrett

LyonInto The Woods

Sondheim: Into the Woods
Olivier Bénézech, Director

BolognaSweeney Todd

Sondheim: Sweeney Todd
Stefano Squarzina; Rosetta Cucchi; Teatro Comunale di Bologna; Paolo Cavinato; Claudia Pernigotti; Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
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Sweeney Todd: Zurich ventures into a bloody musical

Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd) and Barry Banks (Pirelli) © Monika Rittershaus
Hats off to Andreas Homoki, Artistic Director at the Zurich Opera House, for staging a musical around “the chill of ghostly shadows”.
***11
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Lunch with Lenny: Wallis Giunta in Bernstein and Friends

Wallis Giunta © Dario Acosta
Wallis Giunta and Michael Sikich serve up a delectable programme of Bernstein, Sondheim, and friends
****1
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Razor sharp: a bloody Sweeney Todd at WNO

David Arnsperger (Sweeney Todd) © Johan Persson
Sondheim's Sweeney Todd seen and heard as it is: one of the greatest late-20th-century operas. 
****1
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Bloody fun with Sweeney Todd

Brian Mulligan (Sweeney Todd) and Stephanie Blythe (Mrs Lovett) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco Opera's production of Sweeney Todd brings nothing new to the musical, but the cast includes wonderful surprises – most notably Stephanie Blythe's Mrs Lovett.
****1
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Sweeney Todd cuts a dash in Vancouver

Greer Grimsley (Sweeney Todd) and Karen Ydenberg (Beggar woman) © Tim Matheson
Vancouver Opera's updated Sweeney Todd is an incisive and disconcerting theatrical experience, backed by a musically excellent cast
****1
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