About the Show/Event
Find the best The Cunning Little Vixen opera or operetta tickets at London Coliseum, West End. Lyrics by Janacek after Tesnohlidek. Title can also be translated as The Adventures of Vixen Sharp Ears. The adventures of the Vixen as she escapes captivity, finds a mate, gives birth and dies represent the universal cycle of life, played out with a supporting cast of birds and insects. The creatures of the forest and farmyard are tellingly compared with the human community to create a moving yet optimistic reflection on the challenges and joys of existence. Sung in English with surtitles
Approximate runtime 180minutes (including any interval).
Performers Sally Matthews (Vixen), Pumeza Matshikiza (Fox), Lester Lynch (Forester), Madeleine Shaw (Forester's Wife/Owl), Alan Oke (Schoolmaster/Mosquito), Clive Bayley (Priest/Badger), John Findon (Innkeeper/Cock), Sarah-Jane Lewis (Inndeeper's Wife/Hen), Claire Barnett-Jones (Dog), Alexandra Oomens (Pepik/Woodpecker), Ffion Edwards (Frantik/Jay).
Music Leos Janacek. Lyrics Leos Janacek. Producer English National Opera. Conductor Martyn Brabbins. Director Jamie Manton. Design Tom Scutt. Costume Tom Scutt. Lighting Lucy Carter. Director Jenny Ogilvie (movement). Translation Robert T Jones. Translation Yveta Synek Graff.