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Articles tagged with "first night"

First Night Revisited: Tannhäuser on 21 November 1955

9 October 2015

The first post-war production of Wagner's opera at Covent Garden had a chilly reception from the press, but provided opportunities for some remarkable emerging talent.

First Night Revisited: The Royal Ballet's Two Pigeons on 14 February 1961

14 July 2015

A look back at the premiere of Ashton's charming ballet which starred Lynn Seymour, Christopher Gable and two live pigeons with 'excellent manners'.

Your reaction: La Fille du régiment

4 March 2014

What did you think of Donizetti's charming comedy?