Resistance. Resilience. Rebellion. Internationally celebrated Shobana Jeyasingh Dance presents this explosive union of opera, dance and film in a thrillingly inventive new production.
Inspired by Monteverdi’s masterpiece, Il Combattimento, in this visceral production the fiery Saracen female warrior Clorinda battles the Crusader Tancredi in ancient Jerusalem, ferociously defiant in the face of danger. The second half brings us bang up to date, catapulting Clorinda into the 21st century as a woman still determined to tell her own story in her own way.
|9 SEPT 2022||Clorinda Agonistes||Sadler’s Wells||Tickets|
|10 SEPT 2022||Clorinda Agonistes||Sadler’s Wells||Tickets|
|8 OCT 2022||Clorinda Agonistes||Snape Maltings||Tickets|
|18 OCT 2022||Clorinda Agonistes||The Lowry||Tickets|
|19 OCT 2022||Clorinda Agonistes||The Lowry||Tickets|
|15 NOV 2022||Clorinda Agonistes||Oxford Playhouse||Tickets|
|16 NOV 2022||Clorinda Agonistes||Oxford Playhouse||Tickets|
In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Prospero, the ex-duke of Milan, leaves his daughter Miranda in the dark about the reason for her being on an island. Now the magical Prospero is ruler of the island and orders Ariel to capsize the ship with his enemies, including the king’s son Ferdinand, not far from the coast. It comes as it must: Ferdinand and Miranda fall in love. But soon Ferdinand is confronted with his former life and a game of confusion begins.
One of Mozart’s last operas, La clemenza di Tito (The clemency of Titus), is a story of friendship and forgiveness triumphing over jealousy and violence.
Handel’s heavenly music connects to a story about love, jealousy, intrigue and betrayal. A breathtaking production by David McVicker, one of today’s greatest directors, conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi, the renowned Baroque conductor, with the Barocada Orchestra.
A young man dreams of a forbidden love. An old man dreams of the young man he used to be. Between them lies the forest of myths and memory … From Janáček’s lieder cycle, Ivo van Hove has created an interior drama, in the image of the old Czech composer’s passion for his ultimate muse.
First produced in 1883, at a time when French opera was seeking to reinvent itself, Henry VIII is a final tribute to the historical panoramas of grand opera. The work tells the story of the infamous Tudor king who, having fallen in love with Anne Boleyn, sets out to divorce Catherine of Aragon, thereby causing a rift between the Church of England and Rome.
|11 MAY 2023||Henry VIII||La Monnaie, Brussels||Tickets|
|13 MAY 2023||Henry VIII||La Monnaie, Brussels||Tickets|
|16 MAY 2023||Henry VIII||La Monnaie, Brussels||Tickets|
|18 MAY 2023||Henry VIII||La Monnaie, Brussels||Tickets|
|21 MAY 2023||Henry VIII||La Monnaie, Brussels||Tickets|
|23 MAY 2023||Henry VIII||La Monnaie, Brussels||Tickets|
|25 MAY 2023||Henry VIII||La Monnaie, Brussels||Tickets|
|27 MAY 2023||Henry VIII||La Monnaie, Brussels||Tickets|