- Thursday 4 July 2013, 7.30pm
- Main Stage
- The Royal Opera
- Elizabeth I, Queen of England
- Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex
- Frances Devereux, Lady Essex
Whenever visitors see the historic auditorium of the Royal Opera House for the first time, it always amazes them.Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour: Velvet, Gilt and Glamour 12-13
Richard Jones directs a production of Britten's opera for our time, exploring tensions between affairs of state and affairs of the heart.