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Revival of the fittest

11 February 2023

9:00 AM

11 February 2023

9:00 AM

The Cunning Little Vixen

Grand Theatre, Leeds, in rep until 4 March, then touring until 31 March


Grand Theatre, Leeds, in rep until 4 March, then touring until 1 April

Opera North has begun 2023 with a couple of big revivals, and it’s always rewarding to call in on these things and see how they’re holding up. The long-lived, endlessly revived classic production is one of the quirks of operatic culture. It actually feels disconcerting, as a regular operagoer, to go to the conventional theatre (you know, the vanilla kind where they don’t sing) and discover that they’ve started again from scratch.

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