About the Show/Event
Information for Death in Venice at Royal Opera House, West End (Opera or Operetta). Gustav von Aschenbach, a novelist in crisis, leaves Munich for Venice in search of fresh inspiration. Aschenbach is captivated by the beauty both of the place and Polish boy Tadzio. Britten's sensual final opera is tinged with mortality, and an exotic orchestral score conveys the story to great dramatic effect. Sung in English with English surtitles.
Age Advisory: 12+ This production features adult themes
Music Britten. Lyrics Myfanwy Piper (after Thomas Mann). Producer Royal Opera. Producer Volksoper Wien. Director David McVicar. Design Vicki Mortimer. Lighting Paule Connstable. Choreographer Lynne Page.