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The Merry Widow, English National Opera, London Coliseum, March 2019

The opening night of this new production┬álacked the snap, crackle and pop of Leh├ír’s music. Yet when the conductor left the orchestra pit to join in the curtain calls, the orchestra continued under a more energetic conductor, and the music suddenly showed the pizzazz it had lacked earlier. On the other hand, Max Webster’s production …

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