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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.


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
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.

The Greek Passion

The Greek Passion (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1670454699. Details of all The Greek Passion archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S115313571

Archive Listings

15 Sep 04
1 Oct 04
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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