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How could anyone resist an opera that opens with a tragicomic funeral for a deceased parrot held by the pupils of a girls' convent school? The girls - this is a French convent so they know a thing or two - decide that their beloved pet must be replaced in some form and select the hopelessly innocent young man Valentin to be the happy recipient of all the doting attention they used to lavish on the parrot. Sung in English. British Premiere

Performers Robert Murray (Valentin/Vert-Vert), Fflur Wyn (Mimi), Naomi O'Connell (La Corilla), Yvonne Howard (Mademoiselle Paturelle), Geoffrey Dolton (Baladon), Quirijn de Lang (D'Arlange), Andrew Glover (Bergerac), Mark Wilde (Binet).
Music Jacques Offenbach. Presented by Garsington Opera. Conductor David Parry. Director Martin Duncan. Design Francis O'Connor. Lighting Howard Hudson. Company Garsington Opera and Chorus.


Vert-Vert (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T776307019. Details of all Vert-Vert archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0114618702

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7 Jun 14
9 Jul 14
Wormsley Estate (previously operated from Garsington Manor)
High Wycombe

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