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From the House of the Dead and Trouble in Tahiti: the best opera to book now

The best opera in October, from Wales to the West End

By Prospect Team   October 2017

Trouble in Tahiti/Osud or Trial by Jury

Opera North, from 11th October

The enterprising Opera North continues its season of Little Greats with a trio of short operas in sparkling new productions. Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, a skewering of a suburban marriage, was written while he was on his honeymoon and punches well above its weight. This is accompanied by either Janácek’s semi-autobiographical Osud (Destiny), a model of compression which tells of a composer and his lover across 15 years. Completing the trio is Gilbert & Sullivan’s first operetta, Trial by…

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