Iphigenie is a Greek priestess, daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestre, sent by Diana to the land of the Taurians where for fifteen years she has been forced to sacrifice human beings.


Author: Gluck
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Archive listings for Iphigenie en Tauride

Work type: Opera or Operetta.


Sung in French with English surtitles.Company English Touring Opera. Conductor Martin Andre. Director James Conway. Design Anna Fleischle. Lighting Guy Hoare. Performer Catherine Carby (Iphigenie). Performer Grant Doyle (Oreste). Performer John-Colyn Gyeantey (Pylade). Performer Craig Smith (Thoas). Performer Susanna Fairbairn (Priestess). Performer Samantha Hay (Priestess).
1 Jun 16Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
listing details L1081221106
27 May 16Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
listing details L01482142189
17 May 16Gala Theatre, Durham :: V0146218420
listing details L0934846635
13 May 16Blackpool Grand Theatre, Blackpool :: V518
listing details L1165796644
9 May 16Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton :: V161
listing details L01057383793
7 May 16Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
listing details L2004876166
5 May 16The Hawth, Crawley :: V720
listing details L0597403207
29 Apr 16Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
listing details L1939008358
22 Apr 16Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
listing details L01871787112
15 Apr 16Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham :: V90
listing details L01081952429
9 Apr 16Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L01118328358
5 Apr 16Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield :: V962
listing details L492497373
23 Mar 16Theatre Royal, Norwich :: V72
listing details L01928796878
5 Mar 16Hackney Empire, Outer London :: V309
listing details L01657323794
16 Mar 15 to 16 Mar 16Hall for Cornwall, Truro :: V1183
listing details L0584173876


Sung in EnglishCompany Euphonia. Performer Turiya Haudenhuyse. Performer Jerome Knox. Performer Joseph Doody. Performer Samuel Oram.
15 Apr 16Drayton Arms Theatre, Inner London :: V0952168700
listing details L1088685426


Company Metropolitan Opera. Director Stephen Wadsworth. Conductor Patrick Summers. Performer Susan Graham. Performer Placido Domingo. Performer Paul Groves.
26 Feb 11Torch Theatre, Milford Haven :: V820
listing details L953760960
26 Feb 11Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L01090957089
26 Feb 11Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
listing details L01375225430


New Production. Sung in French with English surtitles. Approx. running time 2 hours 15 minutes. New production generously supported by The Friends of Covent Garden.Producer Royal Opera. Conductor Ivor Bolton. Director Robert Carsen. Design Tobias Hoheisel. Lighting Robert Carsen. Lighting Peter Van Praet. Choreographer Philippe Giraudeau. Performer Susan Graham (Iphigenie). Performer Simon Keenlyside (Oreste). Performer Paul Groves (Pylade). Performer Clive Bayley (Thoas). Performer Gail Pearson (Firest Priestess). Performer Claire Wild (Second Princess). Performer Cecile van de Sant (Diane). Performer Jacque Imbrailo (Scythian). Performer Krzysztof Szumanski (Servant).
10 Sep 07 to 29 Sep 07Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L01615643374


Sung in French with English surtitles. Co-production with Opera Zuid. Approx running time 2 hrs 10 minsCompany Welsh National Opera. Conductor Michael Hofstetter (except 13 Nov and 10 Dec). Director Patrice Caurier. Director Moshe Leiser. Design Christian Ratz. Costume Etienne Couleon. Lighting Herve Audibert. Performer Ann Murray (Iphigenie). Performer Andrew Schroeder (Oreste - except 10 Dec). Performer Geoffrey Dolton (Oreste 10 Dec). Performer Paul Nilon (Pylade - except 22 Oct). Performer David Kempster (Thoas). Performer Camilla Roberts (Diana). Performer Rosie Hay (Greek Woman). Performer Meriel Andrew (1st Priestess). Performer Anitra Blaxhall (2nd Priestess). Performer Philip Lloyd-Evans (Scythian Man). Performer Jack O'Kelly (Minister of the Sanctuary).
10 Dec 04Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol :: V856
listing details L0209452116
20 Nov 04Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham :: V145
listing details L399710448
13 Nov 04Venue Cymru (formerly - North Wales Theatre), Llandudno :: V848
listing details L1846291380
6 Nov 04Mayflower Theatre, Southampton :: V774
listing details L856473921
28 Oct 04New Theatre, Oxford :: V802
listing details L0903725300
22 Oct 04Grand Opera House, Belfast :: V548
listing details L0785294087
14 Oct 04Grand Theatre, Swansea :: V831
listing details L1568003272
30 Sep 04 to 2 Oct 04New Theatre, Cardiff :: V823
listing details L1584458574


1997 touring production, a revival. A co-produciton with [Opera Zuid]. Sung in French with English surtitles. Approximate running time 120 minutes.Company Welsh National Opera. Performer Diana Montague. Performer Didier Henry. Performer Peter Bronder. Conductor Steven Sloane. Design Christian Ratz. Lighting Herve Audibert.
17 Apr 97Grand Theatre, Swansea :: V831
listing details L0178522589
10 Apr 97Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool :: V534
listing details L1841430001
3 Apr 97New Theatre, Oxford :: V802
listing details L0691245880
20 Mar 97Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham :: V145
listing details L0748104592
13 Mar 97Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol :: V856
listing details L1654147501
6 Mar 97New Theatre, Cardiff :: V823
listing details L2143255173

Other listings

29 Aug 96 to 31 Aug 96Festival Theatre, Edinburgh :: V600
listing details L1450898543

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