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Question 1: Music director Sir ________, though a sound Wagnerian, had the vision and generosity to cede the baton to Reginald Goodall, who had been a neglected figure on the Covent Garden staff for many years.
Arthur SullivanCharles GrovesVladimir AshkenazyCharles Mackerras

Question 2: Sir ________ (1970–1977)
Charles MackerrasCharles GrovesArthur SullivanVladimir Ashkenazy

Question 3: [1] In 1984 ENO was the first British opera company to tour the United States since the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, and in 1990 it was the first major foreign opera company to tour the former ________.
East GermanyRussiaSoviet UnionJoseph Stalin

Question 4: In 1898, Lilian Baylis presented a series of opera concerts at the ________ theatre.
Royal National TheatreYoung VicOld VicSadler's Wells Theatre

Question 5: The theatre underwent extensive renovations between 2000 and 2004 and has the widest ________ in London.
Teatro OlimpicoProsceniumStage (theatre)Thrust stage

Question 6: One of Doran's notable achievements was a performance of ________ at the Glastonbury Festival.
Franz LisztFelix MendelssohnRichard WagnerHector Berlioz

Question 7: To coincide with the end of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company's monopoly when the copyright lapsed at the end of 1961, ________ was staged.
Patience (opera)The MikadoH.M.S. PinaforeIolanthe

Question 8: Sir ________ (1978–1979)
Malcolm SargentHenry Joseph WoodRoyal Liverpool PhilharmonicCharles Groves

Question 9: ENO (and its predecessor, Sadler's Wells) has to date staged six of the thirteen extant ________ operas.
Arthur SullivanW. S. GilbertThe MikadoGilbert and Sullivan

Question 10: The Sadlers Wells/ENO ________ of the 1970s was a major milestone in the company's development.
Tristan und IsoldeDer Ring des NibelungenGötterdämmerungParsifal







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