This biting satirical work is based on stories from the Thracian city of Abdera, whose inhabitants were famed for their stupidity. Strauss' last operatic venture - written just before his death is a singspiel for chamber orchestra and eight singers.


Sir Peter Ustinov (narrator)


Music: Richard Strauss
Company(s): English National Opera Orchestra, Royal College of Music
Conductor: Ernst Kovacic
Director: Carlos Wagner
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The Donkey's Shadow

The Donkey's Shadow (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T2061325043. Details of all The Donkey's Shadow archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S932747258

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24 May 99General
Inner London
Greater London
24 May 99General
Inner London
Greater London

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