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 Tosca will be Live Streamed Jan21 22-Feb21 21
Approximate runtime 180minutes (including any interval).
Performers Anna Netrebko (Tosca - some dates), Saioa Hernandez (Tosca - some dates), Malin Bystrom (Tosca - some dates), Yusif Eyvazov (Cavaradossi - some dates), Gerald Finley (Scarpia - some dates), Yonghoon Lee (Cavaradossi - some dates), Kostas Smoriginas (Scarpia - some dates), Freddie De Tommaso (Cavaradossi - some dates), Michael Volle (Scarpia - some dates).
Music Puccini. Lyrics Giacosa. Lyrics Illica. Producer Royal Opera. Conductor Dan Ettinger (Jan21). Conductor Alexander Soddy (Mar21). Director Jonathan Kent. Design Paul Brown. Lighting Mark Henderson. Company Royal Opera Chorus. Company Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.