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Performer: Richard Suart

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LondonThe Mikado

Sullivan: The Mikado
Chris Hopkins; Sir Jonathan Miller; English National Opera; Stefanos Lazaridis; Sue Blane; Sir John Tomlinson; Elgan Llŷr Thomas
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Matrimonial mayhem: Le nozze di Figaro at The Grange Festival

Simona Mihai (Countess Almaviva) and Roberto Lorenzi (Figaro) © Clive Barda
Lloyd-Evans' new production of Mozart's classic might be traditional, but there's no lack of astuteness in his direction of his characters. Problems in the pit hinder an otherwise strong musical performance.
****1
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A Victorian variety show on Japanese Night

Stephen Richardson (The Mikado) © James Glossop
Martin Lloyd Evans returns to Scottish Opera direct a visually rich and lively Mikado. Richard Suart is a veteran Ko-Ko with no-one safe from his Little List as it changes for every performance.
***11
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A spirited Mikado revival at ENO

Mary Bevan (Yum-Yum) and Anthony Gregory (Nanki-Poo) © ENO | Tristram Kenton
Miller eschews the oriental side of the tale, seeing The Mikado as a play on daft British eccentricity. 
***11
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A witty, characterful Candide in Vancouver

Alek Shrader, Judith Forst, and Tracy Dahl dazzle and amuse in Vancouver Symphony's presentation of Bernstein's operetta. 
****1
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Exquisite Madam Butterfly crushed in the RAH

Take an exquisite production of a Puccini tearjerker, cast it attractively… then crush its fragile wings under the weight of the Albert Hall’s vastness.
***11
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