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VenueTheatre Royal
Other spaces: Royal Concert Hall
From26th October 2000
To26th October 2000
What is currently on at Theatre Royal (V462)


Siegfried's castle in Strasburg AD 730. Margareta offers to help Golo woo Genoveva, the wife of Count Siegfried, during the Count's absence. Rejected by Genoveva, Golo plants his friend Drago in her bedroom so that she can be accused of adultery. Golo then goes to tell Siegfried, who has been injured in battle, of his wife's infidelity. Siegfried orders his men to take her to a forest, where she is to be executed. Golo makes a final attempt to persuade Genoveva to run away with him. She refuses, but her life is saved by the arrival of Siegfried, who has now learnt the truth.
Music Robert Schumann

Archive :: production:T1692328076, opera or operetta:S0115876557, venue:V462

Production details

New Production - Sung in English. Sponsored by Manchester Airport.


Company Opera North
Conductor Steven Sloane (except Sep 15 and Oct 12)
Conductor James Holmes (Sep 15 and Oct 12)
Director David Pountney
Design Ralph Koltai
Costume Sue Willmington
Lighting Paul Pyant
Performer Patricia Schuman (Genoveva)
Translation David Pountney
Performer Sally Burgess (Margaretha)
Performer Paul Nilon (Golo)
Performer Christopher Purves (Siegfried)
Performer Keith Latham (Hidulfus)
Performer Clive Bayley (Drago)

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