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Opera North: The Cunning Little Vixen



Evenings: 7pm
Running time: 2hrs 5mins (including a brief pause and an interval)
Recommended: 10+ Family bookers please be aware of some mild language, adult themes and partial (topless) nudity
Please note this performance includes pyros, flashing lights, loud bangs and depiction of the use of weapons/firearms
Sung in English with English titles

Be transported to the forest and follow the enchanting tale of Vixen Sharp Ears.
Captured by a Forester as a young cub, Sharp Ears dreams of freedom and escapes to take on the world.

As her mischief unfolds, all the creatures of the forest come to life as rebellious hens, delicate dragonflies and playful squirrels help her on her journey.

Janáček’s playful folk-infused melodies burst with energy including the radiant motifs of ‘Vixen’s Aria’.

This bittersweet fairy tale is an emotional journey reflecting on the nature of life, the cycle of birth and death and the connection between the human and animal worlds.

Director Sir David Pountney returns to charm audiences with this celebrated classic.

There is a free pre-show talk ahead of this performance with members of the company. Tickets are free but must be pre-booked.

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Great Schools rates available, contact Group Sales for info



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