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VenueSadler's Wells Theatre
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From27th June 2001
To30th June 2001
WhenWed/Thurs/Sat at 19:00
PricesFrom £11.00. To £50.00.
What is currently on at Sadler's Wells Theatre (V224)


In the brooding atmosphere of the 15th Century Ottoman Court the tyrannical Tamerlano holds prisoner the defeated Bajazet and his daughter Asteria. As their story unfolds Handel's vividly descriptive music is inspired by the emotional conflicts inherent in Tamerlano's position of absolute power over Bajazet while at the same time being in love with his daughter. Resolve, faithfulness, rage, adoration, defiance, revenge and despair are all present, expressed through music of exceptional power and beauty.
Music Handel

Archive :: production:T0990287868, opera or operetta:S375592175, venue:V224

Production details

City of London Festival


Company The English Concert
Director Jonathan Miller
Conductor Trevor Pinnock
Performer Monica Bacelli (Tamerlano)
Performer Thomas Rundle (Bajazet)
Performer Graham Pushee (Andronico)
Performer Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz (Asteria)
Performer Anna Bonitatibus (Irene)
Performer Antonio Abete (Leone)

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