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Il Turco in Italia

This charming Rossini opera deals with a writer who finds the characters for a story, and helps them interact with one another to create a happy ending. Glyndebourne’s new production by Mariame ClĂ©ment is far too complex in Act I, as the writer’s notes and drafts keep appearing on the back of the stage, to …

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Il Turco in Italia, Royal Opera, April 2010

Rossini’s music is full of fun, and this production has a sense of spontaneity, as if it were Commedia dell’arte.

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