'The Cunning Little Vixen' at Avery Fisher Hall, June 21, 2011.
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August 7, 2011 Still rarely performed, a very adult opera is swaddled in a charming fairy tale setting.
The Vixen (Isabel Bayrakdarian) sows seeds of discontent among the barnyard animals.
New Press Photo Firenze/Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
August 6, 2010 Although populated with barnyard animals, the opera speaks volumes about human nature, though some of Janacek's most touching music.
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