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Annemie Augustijns

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen

'Gibts denn Trommeln, Tambourine, Pfeifen'

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Act I. It is the late sixteenth century, in Ghent. In Smee’s smithy (Leigh Melrose), his assistants are hard at work making armour and ploughshares. It is the time of the Eighty Years’ War between Spain and the Netherlands. A page arrives with the malnourished horse of Sancho d’Avila, the Spanish general who sacked and burned Antwerp in 1576. Conducted by Alejo Pérez and directed by Ersan Mondtag.

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