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Work: The Turn of the Screw

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ComposerBritten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Period20th century
Year1954
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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Portals into the surreal in La Monnaie's The Turn of the Screw

A highly satisfying level of polish in La Monnaie's stream in which one recognizes a precisely executed live performance at its core – one that would be thrilling to experience in person. 
****1
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One good Turn: a triumph of Hanoverian Britten

Staatsoper Hannover’s new production of The Turn of the Screw packs a punch, both musically and dramatically.

****1
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At Wilton’s Music Hall, a ghost light for Britten’s ghost story

When the pandemic struck and theatres were locked down, OperaGlass Works' staging of The Turn of the Screw was an early casualty. Creative thinking turned the production into a film, with London's oldest music hall the set. 
****1
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An uneven Turn of the Screw on a 19th-century Bronx estate

A disappointing decision to downplay the ghosts and uneven performances made for a difficult and distracting in situ staging of Britten's adaptation of the classic Henry James thriller. 

***11
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Ambiguity rules in New Zealand Opera's Turn of the Screw

Astonishingly vivid performances from an ensemble cast made it one of the most outstanding of their recent productions, an auspicious sign as de Mallet Burgess takes over the General Directorship of the company.
****1
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