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L'Heure espagnole, Royal Opera

Richard Jones' latest production of Ravel's L'Heure espagnole at the Royal Opera was fabulous. The entire cast of 5 did a sterling job of bring this comic opera to life.


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Christine Rice gave a realistic portrayal of the frustrated housewife Concepcion and Christopher Maltman the hunky remover man. It was a lot of fun and the audience really enjoyed the production. All this was coupled with a well rehearsed orchestra with Pappano at the helm. It's such a gem I wonder why it isn't performed more often.


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