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VenueBristol Hippodrome
CountyCity of Bristol
From29th March 2001
To29th March 2001
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Beatrice and Benedict

Beatrice and BenedictT826023949
An Opera in two acts by Berlioz; text by the composer, after Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing. Messina, 1700. While the Hero looks forward to seeing her love Claudio on his return from the wars, his friend Benedict is greeted more sardonically by Beatrice. Gradually the love beneath their banter is disclosed, and they agree to marry, as do Hero and Claudio.
Music Berlioz

Archive :: production:T826023949, opera or operetta:S1875, venue:V856

Production details

Revival - Sung in English


Company Welsh National Opera
Conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce (until Mar 15)
Conductor tba (from Mar 22)
Producer Elijah Moshinsky
Producer Robin Tebbutt (revival)
Design Michael Yeargan
Costume Dona Granata
Lighting Howard Harrison
Performer Sara Fulgoni (Beatrice)
Performer Tom Randle (Benedict)
Performer Timothy Mirfin (Don Pedro)
Performer Catrin Wyn-Davies (Hero)
Performer Mark Stone (Claudio)
Performer Anna Burford (Ursula)
Performer Donald Maxwell (Somarone)

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