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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 listings for Alcina

Work type: Opera or Operetta. There are performances of this work in the listings (current and future) database, see Alcina


Company Ryedale Festival Opera. Director Nina Brazier. Musical Director Ian Tindale. Design Maira Vazeou. Performer Cherise Lagasse (Alcina). Performer Robyn Allegra Parton (Morgana). Performer Sophie Gallagher (Oberto). Performer Timothy Morgan (Ruggiero). Performer Maria Ostroukhova (Bradamante). Performer Jerome Knox (Jerome Knox (Oronte). Company Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
15 Sep 16Perth Theatre, Perth :: V637
listing details L1791029848


Barefoot Opera reworks this classic using a tight ensemble of performers to blur the boundaries between the conventional divide of singers and orchestra. Physical theatre, dance and improvisation are integrated with opera to tell this story of love, magic and betrayal.Company Barefoot Opera. Music Peter Foggitt (arrangement).
22 Aug 11 to 23 Aug 11Arcola, Inner London :: V1422226940
listing details L621848038


Producer Buxton Festival. Company Opera Theatre Company Dublin.
12 Jul 10 to 21 Jul 10Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
listing details L238921592


Sung in Italian with English surtitles.Company English Touring Opera.
20 Nov 09Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
listing details L01211593493
9 Nov 09Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L0881031472
7 Nov 09Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
listing details L0152417307
30 Oct 09Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L1255069629
23 Oct 09General, Inner London :: V1231
listing details L01155428377
23 Oct 09Britten Theatre, Inner London :: V172
listing details L0496358701


Company English Touring Opera. Director James Conway. Conductor Gary Cooper. Design Joanna Parker. Lighting Tina MacHugh. Performer Andrew Slater (Melisso). Performer Tamsin Coombs (Morgana). Performer Amanda Echalaz (Alcina). Performer Marie Elliott Davies (Bradamante). Performer Louise Poole (Ruggiero). Performer Ashley Catling (Oronte).
3 Dec 05The Coro (Coronation Hall Theatre ), Ulverston :: V8
listing details L02055640955
29 Nov 05Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L747380713
23 Nov 05 to 26 Nov 05Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
listing details L01511547635
16 Nov 05 to 19 Nov 05Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
listing details L0670375716
9 Nov 05 to 12 Nov 05Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham :: V90
listing details L475894277
4 Nov 05Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells :: V690
listing details L1725940721
4 Nov 05Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L02056369568
1 Nov 05Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells :: V690
listing details L1531328661
26 Oct 05 to 29 Oct 05Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
listing details L1914407571
21 Oct 05Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe :: V749
listing details L2031227137
18 Oct 05New Theatre Royal, Lincoln :: V442
listing details L137203547
14 Oct 05Hackney Empire, Outer London :: V309
listing details L01458748900


David McVicar places the action within the framework of a Palladian theatre and uses exuberant choreography, magical effects and lavish costumes to conjure a visual feast. This masque-like production does full justice to some of Handel's most glorious arias, and was a huge succes when first seen at the Coliseum in 1999. Original production supported by Friends of ENO. Running time 3 hrs 40 minsCompany English National Opera. Conductor Richard Hickox. Conductor Anthony Legge. Director David McVicar. Design Michael Vale. Costume Sue Blane. Lighting Paule Constable. Choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan. Translation Amanda Holden. Performer Lisa Milne (Alcina). Performer Sarah Connolly (Ruggiero). Performer Laura Claycomb (Morgana). Performer Charlotte Hellekant (Bradamante). Performer Fredrik Strid (Oronte). Performer Mark Richardson (Melisso). Performer Gail Pearson (Oberto).
16 Apr 03 to 22 May 03London Coliseum, West End :: V376
listing details L532990667


Sponsored by Standard Life.Company Stuttgart State Opera. Conductor Alan Hacker. Director Jossi Wieler. Director Sergio Morabito. Design Anna Viebrock. Performer Catherine Naglestad. Performer Helene Schneiderman. Performer Alice Coote. Performer Catriona Smith. Performer Rolf Romei. Performer Michael Ebbecke. Performer Claudia Mahnke. Performer Heinz Gerger.
14 Aug 00 to 17 Aug 00Festival Theatre, Edinburgh :: V600
listing details L0170943778


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).
29 Nov 99 to 27 Jan 00London Coliseum, West End :: V376
listing details L0867742963

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