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In the brooding atmosphere of the 15th Century Ottoman Court the tyrannical Tamerlano holds prisoner the defeated Bajazet and his daughter Asteria. As their story unfolds Handel's vividly descriptive music is inspired by the emotional conflicts inherent in Tamerlano's position of absolute power over Bajazet while at the same time being in love with his daughter. Resolve, faithfulness, rage, adoration, defiance, revenge and despair are all present, expressed through music of exceptional power and beauty. New Production. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Running time 3 hours 15 mins

Performers Max Cencic (Tamerlano), Tom Randle (Bajazet), Gail Pearson (Asteria), William Purefoy (Andronico), Jennifer Johnston (Irene), Jonathan Best (Leone).
Music Handel. Company Scottish Opera. Conductor Christian Curnyn. Director John La Bouchardiere. Design Gideon Davey. Lighting Giuseppe Di Iorio.

Tamerlano

Tamerlano (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T780932701. Details of all Tamerlano archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S375592175

Archive Listings

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Festival Theatre
Edinburgh
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7 Nov 06
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18 Nov 06
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