About the Show/Event
Information for Tosca at Royal Opera House, West End (Opera or Operetta). It is the eve of the Battle of Marengo. Napoleon's army has caused chaos and disarray throughout all Italy. Against this background of political turmoil stands Floria Tosca, Rome's famous and most beautiful opera singer. To save her lover, Cavaradossi, she must sacrifice her virtue to the evil Baron Scarpia. Can the power of love and honour ever prevail against the forces of corruption and betrayal? Tosca is a moving and passionate exploration of personal freedom, the cost of ideals and the choices forced on us by love. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Including 2 intervals.
Approximate runtime 180minutes (including any interval).
Age Advisory: There are gunshots during Act III of this production.
Performers Adrianne Pieczonka (Floria - some dates)
, Angela Gheorghiu (Floria - some dates)
, Martina Serafin (Floria - some dates)
, Joseph Calleja (Mario Cavardossi - some dates)
, Riccardo Massi (Mario Cavardossi - some dates)
, Massimo Giordano (Mario Cavardossi - some dates)
, Gerald Finley (Baron Scarpia - some dates)
, Marco Vratogna (Baron Scarpia - some dates)
, Aled Hall (Spoletta - some dates)
, Hubert Francis (Spoletta - some dates)
, Simon Shibambu (Cesare Angelotti)
, Jeremy White (Sacristan)
, Jihoon Kim (Sciarrone)
.Music Puccini. Lyrics Giacosa. Lyrics Illica. Producer Royal Opera House. Conductor Dan Ettinger (Not Feb18 17/19/22/26 Mar18 3). Conductor Placido Dimingo ( Feb18 17/19/22/26 Mar18 3). Director Jonathan Kent. Design Paul Brown. Lighting Mark Henderson.