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Duchy Opera’s ‘The Vampire’

I’ve got some excellent news for our British readers! This October the Duchy Opera will be presenting a touring production of Heinrich Marschner’s classic German romantic opera, The Vampire. Originally adapted from the short story by John Polidori, The Vampire was first performed in 1828, in Leipzig. Since 2011 is the 150th anniversary of Marschner’s…Continue readingDuchy Opera’s ‘The Vampire’

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Upcoming Elizabeth Bathory Opera

According to Rue Morgue magazine, composer Dennis Báthory-Kitzs has created a chamber opera that tells the life of Countess Elizabeth Bathory. The opera, titled Erzsébet, takes the story of the Blood Countess to a new level, exploring in depth the life of this legendary woman. Elizabeth Bathory is best known for killing over 600 young…Continue readingUpcoming Elizabeth Bathory Opera