Priam, the King of Troy, commands that his son Paris must die after his wife Hecuba has dreamt that the boy will cause his death. However, he learns that Paris has not been killed and decides to reverse his decision.


Music: Tippet
Lyrics: Tippet (after Homer)
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Archive listings for King Priam

Work type: Opera or Operetta.


New Production.Producer English Touring Opera. Conductor Michael Rosewell. Director James Conway. Design Anna Fleischle. Lighting Guy Hoare. Performer Roderick Earle (Priam). Performer Laure Meloy (Hecuba). Performer Grant Doyle (Hector). Performer Camilla Roberts (Andromache). Performer Nicholas Sharratt (Paris). Performer Niamh Kelly (Helen). Performer Adrian Dwyer (Hermes). Performer Charne Rochford (Achilles). Performer Piotr Lempa (Patroclus). Performer Clarissa Meek (Nurse). Performer Andrew Slater (Old Man). Performer Adam Tunnicliffe (Young Guard). Performer Caryl Hughes (Paris as a boy). Performer Stuart Haycock (Hunter 1). Performer Johnny Herford (Hunter 2). Performer Henry Manning (Hunter 3).
27 May 14Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
listing details L01356820172
26 Apr 14Theatre Royal, Norwich :: V72
listing details L01069386944
12 Apr 14Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield :: V962
listing details L0823012611
2 Apr 14Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham :: V90
listing details L01229213103
29 Mar 14Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L23603589
13 Feb 14 to 22 Feb 14Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L1742374083


RevivalConductor Elgar Howarth. Director Tom Cairns. Choreographer Aletta Collins. Lighting Ian Sommerville. Performer Andrew Shore (Priam). Performer Rita Cullis (Hecuba). Performer Susan Parry (Andromache). Performer Jean Rigby (Helen). Performer John Daszak (Achilles). Performer Roberto Salvatori (Hector). Performer Riccardo Simonetti (Patroclus). Performer Ethna Robinson (Nurse). Performer Mark Richardson (Old Man). Performer Richard Roberts (Young Guard). Performer Mark Curtis (Hermes). Performer Mark Le Brocq (Paris).
20 Oct 99 to 5 Nov 99London Coliseum, West End :: V376
listing details L250258994

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