About the Show/Event
Information for Phaedra at Royal Opera House, West End (Opera or Operetta). Phaedra's desire for her step-son Hippolytus (Hippolyt) fills her with self-loathing and so she attempts suicide. Aphrodite stops her, though she is jealous of Hippolyt's love for Artemis. Sung in German with English surtitles.
Approximate runtime 105minutes (including any interval).
Music Hans Werner Henze. Lyrics Christian Lehnert. Presented by Royal Opera (Jette Parker Young Artists). Director Noa Naamat. Company Southbank Sinfonia. Lighting Lee Curran. Design takis.