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(Verdi: Macbeth). Silent. A child, son of Banquo, who manages to escape when his father is assassinated. Creator (1847) unknown. A famous Fleance was the 12‐year‐old George Christie, who played the role in the Glyndebourne company's production of the opera at the Edinburgh Festival in 1947—his only operatic performance!

Subjects: Opera — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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