Falstaff (Verdi), 2009

Falstaff (Verdi), 2009

Richard Jones's production brings a zany, sitcom energy to Verdi's classic comedy.

The cast includes Christopher Purves Sir John (Falstaff), Tassis Christoyannis (Ford) and Dina Kuznetsova (Mrs Alice Ford) with conductor Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Photo: Alastair Muir

Falstaff (Verdi), 2009
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