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Composer: Sondheim, Stephen (b. 1930)

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Year of birth1930
NationalityUnited States
PeriodContemporary
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LondonSondheim on Sondheim

Sondheim on Sondheim
Sondheim
BBC Concert Orchestra; Keith Lockhart

SwanseaBernstein

Bernstein, Copland, Sondheim
BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Eric Stern; Annelien Van Wauwe

LondonIndependence Day: An American in Paris

Sondheim, Williams, Gershwin, Bernstein, Weill
David Wordsworth; Madeleine Mitchell; Kyle Horch; Nigel Clayton

LondonIndependence Day: Come & Sing American Choral Classics

Thomson, Barber, Ives, Lauridsen, Sondheim, Bernstein
David Wordsworth, Conductor

Bradford on AvonIford Arts Young Artists Opera Showcase

Mozart, Sondheim
Rhiannon Llewelllyn; Frederick Long; Oliver Gooch
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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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Razor sharp: Sweeney Todd at English National Opera

Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel © Tristram Kenton
Opera god meets Hollywood royalty on stage at the Coliseum, in a transatlantic production which heralds the ENO's intention to bring musical theatre back into their repertoire. 
****1
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Into the Woods, Australian style

Into the Woods © Jeff Busby
Once you've seen Victorian Opera’s new production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, it's unlikely you'll ever get it out of your head. It’s Melbourne’s current “anti-musical”, quietly intoxicating the audience with infectious force.
****1
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