Oedipe is destined to murder his father and marry his mother. His parents arrange for his murder but instead he is raised as a prince of Corinth. Discovering the prophecy, he flees Corinth - only unwittingly to kill his true father and marry his mother. UK Premiere. Sung in French with English surtitles


Johan Reuter (Oedipe), Sarah Connolly (Jocaste), Samuel Youn (Creon), Claudia Huckle (Merope), John Tomlinson (Tiresias), Alan Oke (Shepherd), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Sphinx), Hubert Francis (Laios/Shepherd), Sophie Bevan (Antigone), Nicolas Courjal (High Priest), Stefan Kocan (Watchman), In-Sung Sim (Phorbas), Samuel Dale Johnson (Thesee), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House


Music: George Enescu
Lyrics: Edmond Fleg
Producer: Royal Opera House
Conductor: Leo Hussain
Director(s): Alex Olle, Valentina Carrasco (associate director)
Design: Alfons Flores
Costume: Lluc Castells
Lighting: Peter van Praet
Company: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
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.


Oedipe (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0432668635. Details of all Oedipe archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S057500876

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23 May 16
8 Jun 16
Royal Opera House
West End
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