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French romantic opera. Set in Germany, it tells the simple story of Werther and his unfulfilled love for Charlotte, whose promise to marry someone else must be kept. Familiar themes of self-sacrifice are here, along with forgiveness, humility and the inevitable, yet still deeply tragic, conclusion. From the opening of the opera when we first meet the six children of Charlotte's family as they sing carols, to the unbearably sad ending.

Performers Rolando Villazon (Werther), Sophie Koch (Charlotte), Audun Iversen (Albert), Alain Vernhes (Le Bailli), Darren Jeffery (Johann), Stuart Patterson (Schmidt), Eri Nakamura (Sophie).
Author Massenet. Lyrics Edouard Blau. Lyrics Paul Milliet. Producer Royal Opera House. Conductor Antonio Pappano. Director Benoit Jacquot. Design Charles Edwards. Lighting Charles Edwards. Costume Christian Gasc. Musical Director Antonio Pappano.


Werther (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1581668382. Details of all Werther archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2125

Archive Listings

5 May 11
21 May 11
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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