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VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From29th November 1999
To27th January 2000
What is currently on at London Coliseum (V376)


Set in a timeless world full of passion, plots and potent illusion - where reality blurs with fantasy - the enigmatic Alcina reigns. Intrigue surrounds this alluring but ruthless sorceress, who spends her time seducing lovers, then, once bored, swiftly discarding them. However, when the handsome Ruggiero is bewitched by Alcina
Music Handel

Archive :: production:T680836099, opera or operetta:S943054666, venue:V376
Current production:Work

Production details

New production.


Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor Noel Davies (from Jan 17)
Translation Amanda Holden
Director Charles MacKerras
Director David McVicar
Design Michael Vale
Lighting Paule Constable
Choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan
Costume Sue Blane
Performer Joan Rodgers (Alcina)
Performer Janis Kelly (Alcina)
Performer Janis Kelly (Alcina from Jan 17)
Performer Sarah Connolly (Ruggiero)
Performer Lisa Milne (Morgana)
Performer Christine Rice (Bradamante)
Performer Toby Spence (Oronte)
Performer Mark Richardson (Melisso)
Performer Gail Pearson (Oberto)

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