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This powerful production delves deep into Handel's grand setting of the well-known Biblical tale of the first king of Israel's love and loathing for his eventual successor, David. We watch Saul crumble before our eyes, as dramatically as Shakespeare's King Lear, as he watches David win everyone's heart - including that of his son, Jonathan. Finish time: 21:40 and 20:25. Sung in English with supertitles.

Performers Christopher Purves (Saul - not Aug 6/12/15), Henry Waddington (Saul - Aug 6/12/15), Iestyn Davies (David), Lucy Crowe (Merab), Sophie Bevan (Michal), Paul Appleby (Jonathan), Benjamin Hulett (High Priest), John Graham-Hall (Witch of Endor).
Music Handel. Lyrics Charles Jennens. Producer Glyndebourne Opera. Conductor Ivor Bolton. Director Barrie Kosky. Design Katrin Lea Tag. Choreographer Otto Pichler. Lighting Joachim Klein. Company Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Company The Glyndebourne Chorus.


Saul (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T141386215. Details of all Saul archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01913918258

Archive Listings

23 Jul 15
29 Aug 15
East Sussex

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