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|Maometto Secondo triumphantly captures Garsington|
|A great number of works from the bel canto era and before have not found their way into the current operatic repertoire, generally for good reason: many are flawed, dated or just not particularly distinguished. Garsington Opera have just proved to us that Rossini’s Maometto Secondo is not one of those. This is its first ever fully staged production in the United Kingdom; I’m certain it’s going to be the first of many.
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