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Reviews 2010-2011: (UK) Viva Vivaldi — Garsington Opera 2011 (Opera Today Review by Sue Loder)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 05, 2011

“Garsington Opera — in its superb new home on the Wormsley estate in rural Oxfordshire — has yet again confirmed the merit of its decision to promote Vivaldi’s long-ignored operas. 
  

The most recent offering is his La Verità in cimento (Truth put to the test) and Garsington have a hit on their hands if the first two performances are anything to go by. The plot is absurd, convoluted and comes down to the effect of one decision, years ago, to switch two babies (and therefore their inheritance) which in turn drives this drama of human love, greed and cold-blooded power seeking. …“

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