20 February 2015 at 11.36am | 14 Comments
Król Roger has never before been staged at Covent Garden and is a sumptuously scored meditation on identity and desire, telling the story of a mysterious stranger who arrives at the court of the titular king, preaching what the king's advisers deem as heresy. Roger is torn between remaining loyal to the Church, and following the stranger. Read more about the opera in our Opera Essentials quick guide.
The production is generously supported by The Monument Trust, The Danish Research Foundation, The Adam Mickiewicz Institute as part of the Polska Music Programme, Susan and John Singer, The Taylor Family Foundation, Hamish and Sophie Forsyth, David Hancock, Michael Hartnall and the Connoisseurs’ Series.