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A Dog's Heart

By Alexander Raskatov

Directed by Simon McBurney

Designed by Michael Levine

Puppetry by Blind Summit

A new opera by Alexander Raskatov based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s short novel “The Heart of a Dog”, directed by Simon McBurney.

We designed, directed and operated the Dog, "Shark", who changes into a man at the end of the first act.

Premiere: De Nederlandse Opera 2010

Revivals: ENO, Lyons, La Scala

"Dazzling... Hallucinatory cocktail of silent movie melodrama " 
 - Financial Times ****

"Nothing less than absurdly good" 
 - Peter van der Lint, Trouw

FINANCIAL TIMES***** 
INDEPENDENT****
OBSERVER
GUARDIAN***
WHAT'S ON STAGE*****
THE EXPRESS****
MUSIC OMH *****

 

Dog Heart Press Photo 2 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 2 - By Monika Rittershaus
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Dog Heart Press Photo 5 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 1 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 1 - By Monika Rittershaus
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Dog Heart Press Photo 18 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 19 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 19 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 6 - By Monika Ritt
Dog Heart Press Photo 6 - By Monika Ritt
Dog Heart Press Photo 22 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 22 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 13 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 13 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 11 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 11 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 14 - By Monika Rittershaus
Dog Heart Press Photo 14 - By Monika Rittershaus
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