Based on Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor
, a comedy of deceit, ego and trickery in which the (almost) good wives of Windsor give Sir John Falstaff his come-uppance. New Production. Sung in Italian with English subtitles. Supported by the Alexander Gibson Circle. Run time approx. 1hrs 50mins inclu. interval.Performers Peter Sidhom (Sir John Falstaff), Federico Lepre (Fenton), William Dazeley (Ford), Peter Van Hulle (Dr Caius), Alasdair Elliott (Bardolfo), Giles Tomkins (Pistola), Maria Costanza Nocentini (Alice Ford), Lucy Crowe (Nannetta), Leah Marian Jones (Mistress Page), Sally Burgess (Dame Quickly).
Music Verdi. Book by Shakespeare. Lyrics Boito. Company Scottish Opera. Conductor Peter Robinson (except Jun 21). Conductor Derek Clark (Jun 21). Director Dominic Hill. Design Tom Piper. Lighting Ben Ormerod. Director Dominic Leclerc (movement).