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The story is a timeless tale set in ancient Rome, and follows the events which lead to the tragic violation of the chaste Lucretia by the young prince of Rome. Britten's music is beautiful, highly emotional and demonstrates incredible daring and innovation, including passages for drums and voice only, poignant solo instrumental writing and powerful ensemble sections. In association with the Aldeburgh Festival and the Britten Estate Ltd. Performances end at approximately 21:40, Jul 4,7 at approximately 20:40.

Performers Sarah Connolly (Lucretia), Christopher Maltman (Tarquinius), Orla Boylan (Female Chorus), John Mark Ainsley (Male Chorus), Clive Bayley (Collatinus), Mary Nelson (Lucia).
Music Britten. Lyrics Duncan (after [Obey]). Company English National Opera. Conductor Paul Daniel. Director David McVicar. Design Yannis Thavouris. Lighting Paule Constable.

The Rape of Lucretia

The Rape of Lucretia (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T910601983. Details of all The Rape of Lucretia archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2068

Archive Listings

21 Jun 01
to
7 Jul 01
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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