King Priam: Thursday 13 February 2014, 7.30pm
at Linbury Studio Theatre
English Touring Opera presents a new production of Tippett's haunting pacifist opera, set during the fall of Troy.
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DD
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Tippett's second opera is a powerful expression of the composer's deeply held pacifism. It was first performed at the 1962 Coventry Festival, commemorating the consecration of the new cathedral and remembering the tremendous global human loss of World War II.
Credits Director James Conway Designer Anna Fleischle Lighting Designer Guy Hoare Assistant director Nina Kate Assistant to the Director Natalie Katsou Performers Conductor Michael Rosewell King Priam Roderick Earle Hecuba Laure Meloy Hector Grant Doyle Andromache Camilla Roberts Paris Nicholas Sharratt Helen Niamh Kelly Old Man Andrew Slater Nurse Clarissa Meek Young Guard Adam Tunnicliffe Paris as a boy Thomas Delgado-Little Hunter(s)s Stuart Haycock Johnny Herford Henry Manning Achilles Charne Rochford Patroclus Piotr Lempa Hermis / Divine messenger Adrian Dwyer At a glance Art Form Opera Sold out