UKTW - 25 years online


VenueWormsley Estate (previously operated from Garsington Manor)
TownHigh Wycombe
From19th June 2021
To24th July 2021
WhenJun 19,25,29, Jul 7,11,21,24 at 18:20
What is currently on at Wormsley Estate (previously operated from Garsington Manor) (V798)
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Written in 1714, a year in which he was establishing his reputation as the foremost opera composer in England, Amadigi belongs to the series of Handel's "magical" operas. The plot revolves around a fantastical tale of love and sorcery, as Amadigi's love for Oriana is thwarted at every turn by the evil ministrations of the witch Melissa and the jealousy of his rival Dardano, but true love is finally victorious after Amadigi kills Dardano, and Melissa kills herself. The work features some of Handel s most ravishing music, with one glorious aria following after another.
Music Handel

Archive :: production:T46671891, opera or operetta:S01624673198, venue:V798

Production details

Sung in Italian with English supertitles. End Time 22:05-22:15


Producer Garsington Opera
Conductor Christian Curnyn
Director Netia Jones
Design Netia Jones
Lighting Jake Wiltshire
Company The English Concert
Performer Sonja Runje (Amadigi)
Performer Anna Devin (Melissa)
Performer Rhian Lois (Oriana)
Performer Tim Mead (Dardano)

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