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Candide – The Fine Times Recorder

It’s a triumphant production at Iford

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Candide – Rebecca Lipkin -The Arbuturian

One of the most imaginative Iford production’s I’ve experienced

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Candide – Rupert Christiansen – The Telegraph

4 Stars – A Banquet of Delights

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Jephtha – Charlotte Valori – Operissima

5 Stars – Dark, desperate, magnificent. As Handel wrote Jephtha‘s haunting central chorus, “How dark, O Lord, are thy decrees,” his own sight temporarily failed him, and he had to break off work. Although he would live for another eight years, Jephtha would prove to be Handel’s last oratorio: a disturbing story from the eleventh chapter of the…

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Jephtha – Andrew Benson Wilson

Jephtha was Handel’s last oratorio, composed in 1751 as his sight was failing to the extent that at one point in the autograph score he wrote “unable to go on owing to weakening of the sight of my left eye.” It is rather telling that note occurs at the chorus that concludes Act 2, How dark,…

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