January 26, 2016

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The Royal Opera House’s first-ever production of Massenet’s Cendrillon is not quite the Cinderella story we all know. There are no mice, no pumpkins; instead, Massenet seeks to magnify the human drama in between the lines of Perrault's fairytale. Laurent Pelly's production is at its best in busy scenes such as the ball, where a seemingly never-ending line of hopeful princesses, in outlandish costumes, hope to outcharm Prince Charming – or to scare him into submission. (From Germany, in German) ...