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The most hotly-anticipated new opera for November

Nico Muhly's Marnie is a must-see, alongside Semiramide and The Rake's Progress

By Neil Norman   November 2017

Nico Muhly's Marnie runs from November 18 to December 3.

Marnie

English National Opera, 18th November to 3rd December

Nico Muhly, above, follows up his 2011 opera debut Two Boys with his version of the psychological thriller Marnie. One of Alfred Hitchcock’s most insidiously erotic movies, Marnie is about a young woman whose compulsive kleptomania and fear of the colour red hide a dark past. Broadway musical director Michael Mayer makes his UK opera debut at ENO with mezzo Sasha Cooke in the title role and bass baritone…

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