VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From21st June 2001
To7th July 2001
WhenJun 21,27 at 19:30, Jul 4,7 at 18:30
PricesFrom £6.00. To £58.00.
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The Rape of Lucretia

The Rape of LucretiaT910601983
The story is a timeless tale set in ancient Rome, and follows the events which lead to the tragic violation of the chaste Lucretia by the young prince of Rome. Britten's music is beautiful, highly emotional and demonstrates incredible daring and innovation, including passages for drums and voice only, poignant solo instrumental writing and powerful ensemble sections.
Music Britten
Lyrics Duncan (after [Obey])

Archive :: production:T910601983, opera or operetta:S2068, venue:V376
Current production:Work

Production details

In association with the Aldeburgh Festival and the Britten Estate Ltd. Performances end at approximately 21:40, Jul 4,7 at approximately 20:40.

Special Performances

  • 4 Jul 01 Sign Interpreted Signer Wendy Ebsworth.


Company English National Opera
Conductor Paul Daniel
Director David McVicar
Design Yannis Thavouris
Lighting Paule Constable
Performer Sarah Connolly (Lucretia)
Performer Christopher Maltman (Tarquinius)
Performer Orla Boylan (Female Chorus)
Performer John Mark Ainsley (Male Chorus)
Performer Clive Bayley (Collatinus)
Performer Mary Nelson (Lucia)

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