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Matrinu's last major work and only tragic opera. Based on the book by Nikos Kazantzakis, Christ Recrucified
. A group of Greek villagers perform a passion play and slowly grow into the roles that they are portraying leading to a clash with a group of dispossessed refugees. A co-production with the Bregenz Festival. Sung in English with surtitles (surtitles only available from some seats - please check when booking). Running time 2 hours 40 mins.Performers Christopher Ventris (Manolios), Marie McLaughlin (Katerina), Peter Sidhom (Grigoris), Timothy Robinson (Yannakos - Peter), Juanita Lascarro (Lenio), Willard W. White (Priest Fotis), Douglas Nasrawi (Panait - Judas), Jeremy White (Archon), Richard Angas (Aga), Alasdair Elliott (Andonis), Elizabeth Sikora (Old Woman), Francis Egerton (Schoolmaster), Adrian Clarke (Kostandis), Robert Lloyd (Old Man), Andrew Kennedy (Michelis), Victoria Nava (Despinio), James Edwards (Nikolio).
Music Martinu. Corporate Sponsor Alberto Vilar (2002). Director David Pountney. Design Stefanos Lazaridis. Costume Marie-Jeanne Lecca. Lighting Davy Cunningham. Conductor Charles Mackerras.
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