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Performance

VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From11th February 2019
To7th March 2019
WhenFeb19 11,15,21,23,28, Mar19 7 at 19:30. Mar19 2 at 18:30
What is currently on at London Coliseum (V376)

Akhnaten

AkhnatenT1959196742
The opera explores the life and religious convictions of the Egyptian pharaoh, and forms the last of Philip Glass's trilogy of 'portrait' operas in which he looks at figures from the fields of science (Einstein), politics (Gandhi) and religion (Akhnaten). This hypnotically mesmerising work uses texts drawn from ancient hymns, prayers, letters and inscriptions sung in their original Egyptian, Hebrew and Akkadian.
Music Philip Glass


Archive :: production:T1959196742, opera or operetta:S1552538813, venue:V376

Production details

Sung in Egyptian, Hebrew and Akkadian with no surtitles. Please be aware that this production contains some full-frontal nudity which may not be suitable for young audiences.

Company

Producer English National Opera
Producer LA Opera
Producer Improbable
Conductor Karen Kamensek
Director Phelim McDermott
Design Tom Pye
Costume Kevin Pollard
Lighting Bruno Poet
Choreographer Sean Gandini (Skills Ensemble Choreographer)
Performer Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten)
Performer Katie Stevenson (Nefertiti)
Performer Rebecca Bottone (Queen Tye)
Performer James Cleverton (Horemhab)
Performer Keel Watson (Aye)
Performer Colin Judson (High Priest of Amon)
Performer Zachary James (The Scribe)
Performer Charlotte Beament (Daughter of Akhnaten)
Performer Hazel McBain (Daughter of Akhnaten)
Performer Rosie Lomas (Daughter of Akhnaten)
Performer Martha Jones (Daughter orf Akhnaten)
Performer Angharad Lyddon (Daughter of Akhnaten)

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