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The Cunning Little Vixen

February 18 - March 1, 2022

In the wild, we revert to our true nature

Why See The Cunning Little Vixen?

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If you go down to the woods today

The English National Opera presents Leo Janacek's extraordinary opera The Cunning Vixen in February 2022, directed by Jamie Manton following his work with the ENO's talent development programme Studio Live. An exploration of our relationship with nature, The Cunning Little Vixen vividly tells the tale of a smart female fox who is captured by a Forrester, and how their chance meeting changes both their lives forever.

What is the story?

Accidentally waking a Forrester from his nap while chasing a frog, smart cub Smart Ears finds herself soon made a pet. Growing up tied in his yard with only a grumpy Daschund and the Chickens for company, she dreams of escaping back to her forest home. When the chance presents itself, the now-adult Vixen finally chews through her bonds, and kills her feathered jailers and scurries away. Enraged by her escape, the Forrester follows on, determined to kill her. But as nature carries on and the Vixen meets a handsome Fox, can the Forrester finish his deadly errand, or will the will of the natural world overcome him?

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Dates

Opening night: 18 February 2022

Audience

This production is suitable for all ages

Run time

Three hours with intermission

And before you stop reading

Sung in English. With surtitles above the stage

COVID 19 SECURE

You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.

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