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13 February 18 09:47
WNO Artistic Director, David Pountney's new production of Verdi's opera, overcomes any obstacles with his bold vision
Cal McCrystal’s new 'Iolanthe', sticks faithfully to the text, with wild fairy costumes and lavish designs, while Samantha Price as Iolanthe makes the most of her big Verdian aria
English National Opera
Iolanthe, review: The first two acts are nowhere near funny enough
Arthur Sullivan and WS Gilbert didn't like each other, didn't have much in common, and both had loftier ambitions than the creation of operettas. But if they'd stuck to those ambitions, they wouldn't be remembered today.