CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, work is underway to re-open safely. Some venues are showing on-line productions or outside productions - even a few covid safe internal ones and a number of tours and shows have been rescheduled for later in 2020 and throughout 2021. We are updating our listings as much as possible to reflect the changes as they are reported.
Katya Kabanova is a woman with a gentle soul and a passionate nature, drowning in a narrow-minded small town society. She is married to Tichon, a weak man entirely under the thumb of his nightmare of a mother, Kabanicha. Katya has caught the eye of the romantic Boris, and when Tichon leaves on a business trip, temptation proves impossible to resist. Katya and Boris embark on a passionate affair, spending every night together. But when her husband returns, a storm breaks in Katya's heart and mind. Overwhelmed by a sense of guilt, she feels compelled to confess her sin. New Production. Running time approx. 1hr 45mins. Sung in English.Performers Giselle Allen (Katya), John Graham-Hall (Tichon), Sally Burgess (Kabanicha), Wendy Dawn Thompson (Varvara), Peter Wedd (Boris), Ashley Catling (Kudryash), Stephen Richardson (Dikoy).
Music Janaceck. Book by Ostrovsky. Company Opera North. Translation Norman Tucker. Conductor Richard Farnes. Director Tim Albery. Design Hildegard Bechtler. Costume Hildegard Bechtler. Lighting Peter Mumford. Musical Director Richard Farnes.
Developed and Maintained by RMJIold
Cookies in Use