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Opera Holland Park 2023 – Gilbert & Sullivan’s Ruddigore – with Matthew Kellet, David Webb & Llio Evans; directed by John Savournin; conducted by David Eaton

On first thoughts, Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘spooky’ Ruddigore (1887) seems an odd choice for a summer opera festival. But its presentation is well timed at this point in the year and in the course of the evening such that its famous scene in Act Two, when the Murgatroyd ancestors come to life from their portraits at the […]

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