Harrison Birtwistle's reworking of an ancient myth had its premiere at the Royal Opera House in 2008. The opera's dark beauty shows one of our leading composers at the height of his powers.
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DD
'The beast is vile, so the human goes unloved.' Receiving its premiere at the Royal Opera House in 2008, Harrison Birtwistle's The Minotaur stunned the critics with a raw and immediate portrayal of the mythological legend. Join members of the cast and production team as they introduce this modern masterpiece.