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An opera written in 1991. The Death of Klinghoffer is based on the true story of the hijacking by terrorists of a cruise ship, the Achille Lauro, in 1985 and the subsequent murder of one of the passengers. A rich and complex work, it explores the divisions in the Middle East with an objective and even-handed approach. Running time: 2hrs 55mins

Performers Alan Opie (Klinghoffer), Neal Davies (Captain), Michaela Martens (Marilyn Klinghoffer), Kathryn Harries (Australian Woman), James Cleverton (First Officer), Lucy Schaufer (Swiss Grandmother).
Music John Adams. Lyrics Alice Goodman. Producer English National Opera. Conductor Baldur Bronnimann. Director Tom Morris. Design Tom Pye. Costume Laura Hopkins. Lighting Jean Kalman. Design Finn Ross (video). Choreographer Arthur Pita. Other Alice Goodman (librettist).

The Death of Klinghoffer

The Death of Klinghoffer (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0542090811. Details of all The Death of Klinghoffer archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1281171815

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25 Feb 12
9 Mar 12
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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