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The Snow Maiden Rimsky-Korsakov

Here’s a real rarity: Opera North launched its winter season of fairy-tale operas with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s 1881 setting of a traditional Russian folk tale, Snegurochka (The Snow Maiden). This was a polished performance of a neglected gem, with a glittering score that deserves more recognition

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Conjuring a wintry world of snow and ice at Opera North
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