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Composer: Sondheim, Stephen (b. 1930)

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Year of birth1930
NationalityUnited States
PeriodContemporary
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LondonProms at ... Cadogan hall 7: Bernstein on Broadway and Beyond

Bernstein, El-Turk, Copland, Barber, Blitzstein, Sondheim
Wallis Giunta; Michael Sikich; Iain Farrington; Toby Kearney

LeipzigBoston Week - Tribute to the Boston Pops

Bernstein, Rodgers, Gershwin, Loewe, Sondheim, Lloyd Webber, Leigh, Berlin, Rózsa, Korngold, Barry, Jarre, Steiner, Tiomkin, Williams, Waxman
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Richard Kaufman; Lisa Vroman; Ron Raines

ZürichSweeney ToddNew production

Sweeney Todd
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
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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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