Set in the royal courts of Peru and Mexico just prior to the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors, The Indian Queen is an intricate tale of dynastic power and regal heritage. It is arguably Purcell's most exotic and alluring masque.


Music(s): Henry Purcell, Daniel Purcell
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Archive listings for The Indian Queen

Work type: Opera or Operetta.


Sung in English with English surtitles. Running time: 3hrs 40minsProducer English National Opera. Producer Perm State Opera. Producer Teatro Real Madrid. Conductor Laurence Cummings. Director Peter Sellars. Design Gronk. Costume Dunya Raicova. Lighting James F. Ingalls. Choreographer Christopher Williams. Performer Julia Bullock (Teculihuatzin/Dona Luisa). Performer Lucy Crowe (Dona Isabel). Performer Vince Yi (Hunahpu). Performer Anthony Roth Costanzo (Ixbalanque). Performer Thomas Walker (Don Pedrarias Davila). Performer Luthando Qave (Sacerdote Maya). Performer Noah Stewart (Don Alvarado).
26 Feb 15 to 14 Mar 15London Coliseum, West End :: V376
listing details L01137172364


Concert performance sung in English. Following the memorable success of their performance of The Fairy Queen in 2009, Harry Christophers and The Sixteen return to the Usher Hall to delight us in a programme containing immortal anthems and delightful occasional music, with a text adapted from John Dryden and Sir Robert Howard. Duration 2hrs 30mins approx.Corporate Sponsor Classic fm. Company The Sixteen. Conductor Harry Christophers. Performer Gillian Keith (soprano). Performer Katherine Manley (soprano). Performer Robin Blaze (countertenor). Performer John Mark Ainsley (tenor). Performer Allan Clayton (tenor). Performer Roderick Williams (bass).
24 Aug 10Usher Hall, Edinburgh :: V0738357779
listing details L01354428669

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