Performance

VenueSouthbank Centre
Other spaces at this venue include: Royal Festival Hall, RFH, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From21st November 2018
To21st November 2018
When19:30
What is currently on at Southbank Centre (V423)

Puccini's Le villi

Puccini's Le villiT01521161385


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Production details

Before Turandot and Tosca, there was Le villi. Puccini's first opera is a sumptuous supernatural melodrama: a story of seasons, spirits and a love stronger than death - and as you'd expect from Puccini, it's bursting with glorious melodies. The fabulous Ermonela Jaho heads the cast in this rare concert performance. Given in association with Opera Rara, it's the first hearing in 120 years for Puccini's original 1884 version. Under the direction of Opera Rara's Artistic Director, Sir Mark Elder, one of our finest living opera conductors, it should be a revelation. Emotionally charged music by Bizet and Verdi launches an evening of opera at its most intoxicating. Experience it live. Royal Festival Hall

Company

Company London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Mark Elder (Sir)
Performer Ermonela Jaho (soprano - Anna)
Performer Arsen Soghomonyan (tenor - Roberto)
Performer Brian Mulligan (bass-baritone - Guglielmo)
Company Opera Rara Chorus
Music Bizet (L'Arlesienne - Suite No 1)
Music Verdi (Ballet Music from Macbeth Act 3)
Music Puccini (Le villi - opera in 1 act)

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