A blazing retelling of the Oedipus story by Mark-Anthony Turnage in an award-winning production by Music Theatre Wales.
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Before the staging of Greek, a look at the audacious, candid and engrossing output of an ‘operatic enfant terrible’.
Before Mark-Anthony Turnage's Oedipus-inspired opera comes to Covent Garden, a closer look at the composition of a classic tragedy.
Greek was Mark-Anthony Turnage’s explosive first opera. His version of the Oedipus story, based on Steven Berkoff’s verse play, burst onto the stage in 1988. Music Theatre Wales brings Michael McCarthy’s blistering production to Covent Garden audiences. It was a triumphant success when it was first seen in 2011 and won the TMA Theatre Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera.
A co-production with
Theatr Brycheiniog | First performed in 2011
The performance will last about 1 hour 50 minutes | Including one interval
Sung in English
|Lighting design||Ace McCarron|