Manchester’s Musetta brings her dog on stage

Manchester’s Musetta brings her dog on stage


norman lebrecht

November 13, 2016

Soprano Joanne Burrow could not bear to leave her Yorkshire terrier at home.

So she got permission from producer Ellen Kent to walk the recovered stray through her role.

Puts a twist in the tail of La Bow-hème.

An opera by Poochini.


More here.


  • Paul Davis says:

    Is this the first time a Lead rôle has been given more than cur-sorry attention in a real Walk-on part? Whatever next, Hunding in Die Walküre…? Waif for the next Promenade season; that’s what will really Mutter. I can imagine the champagne reception after first night: “Muzzle Tov.”

  • Holly Golightly says:

    Animal fetishism 101.