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Performance

VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From22nd May 2008
To7th June 2008
What is currently on at London Coliseum (V376)

Der Rosenkavalier

Der RosenkavalierT710718094
Vienna, in the golden age of the Empress Maria Theresa. The Feldmarschallin, beautiful and married, has a besotted young lover, Count Octavian. But Octavian is half her age, and the Feldmarschallin knows that one day she must give him up to a younger woman. How soon will that time come? When the boorish Baron Ochs charges Octavian to present a silver rose (a traditional engagement gift) on his behalf, Octavian comes face to face with the delightful Sophie; the Feldmarschallin is the first to realise what is going on.
Music Strauss
Lyrics Hofmannsthal


Archive :: production:T710718094, opera or operetta:S1903, venue:V376

Production details

New Production. This production of Der Rosenkavalier, new to ENO, originated at Scottish Opera. Running time 4 hours

Company

Corporate Sponsor skyARTS
Producer English National Opera
Conductor Edward Gardner
Director David McVicar
Design Michael Vale
Costume Tanya McCallin
Lighting Paule Constable (original lighting)
Translation Alfred Kalisch
Performer Janice Watson (The Feldmarschallin)
Performer Sarah Connolly (Octavian)
Performer John Tomlinson (Baron Ochs)
Performer Sarah Tynan (Sophie)
Performer Andrew Shore (Herr von Faninal)
Performer Janice Cairns (Duenna)
Performer Madeleine Shaw (Annina)
Performer Stuart Kale (Valzacchi)
Performer Dwayne Jones (Singer)
Performer Nicholas Folwell (Police Commissar)
Performer James Gower (Notary)

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