About the Show/Event
Information for I Capuletiei Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues) at Arcola, Inner London (Opera or Operetta). The city of Verona is in the grip of a war between two rival factions: the Capuleti and Montecchi. Romeo, the Montecchi leader, has killed the son of his rival Capellio. As Capellio prepares to launch a counter-attack, he orders his young daughter Giulietta to marry loyal Capuleti Tebaldo. But drawn together by a passionate love, Romeo and Giulietta defy their households and meet their tragic fate. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Part of Grimeborn 2019
Performers Edwin Cotton (Tebaldo), James Ioelu (Capellio), Flora McIntosh (Romeo), Pauls Putnins (Lorenzo), Chiara Vinci (Giulietta).
Music Vincenzo Bellini. Lyrics Felice Romani. Company Over the Pond Productions. Director Lysanne van Overbeek. Musical Director Kelvin Lim. Director Michael Spenceley (movement). Director Katie Blackwell (assistant).