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Based on Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor
, a comedy of deceit, ego and trickery in which the (almost) good wives of Windsor give Sir John Falstaff his come-uppance. The production is set in the late 1950s and the themes of food and hunting feature prominently in the production.Performers Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff), ana Maria Martinez (Alice Ford), Dalibor Jenis (Ford), Kai Ruutel (Meg Page), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Mistress Quickly), Amanda Forsythe (Nannetta), Joel Prieto (Fenton), Carlo Bosi (Dr Caius), Alasdair Elliott (Bardolfo), Lukas Jakobski (Pistola).
Music Verdi. Book by Shakespeare. Lyrics Boito. Producer Royal Opera House. Producer Teatro Alla Scala Milan. Producer Canadian Opera Company. Conductor Daniele Gatti. Director Robert Carsen. Design Paul Steinberg. Costume Brigitte Reiffenstuel. Lighting Robert Carsen. Lighting Peter Van Praet.
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