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The Full Works Concert with Jane Jones 8pm - 10pm
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Shakespeare's Falstaff in music
Vaughan Williams' version of 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' incorporates English folk tunes, including 'Greensleeves'. Performances of the opera are rare. After 1958, the opera remained unstaged in the UK until the 2006 production at English National Opera which was the company's first production of the work.