VenueRoyal Opera House
Other spaces at this venue include: Linbury Studio, Ballet Studio, Clore Studio,Floral Hall
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From9th July 2009
To18th July 2009
WhenJul09 9,11,14,16,18 at 19:30
What is currently on at Royal Opera House (V377)


It is the eve of the Battle of Marengo. Napoleon's army has caused chaos and disarray throughout all Italy. Against this background of political turmoil stands Floria Tosca, Rome's famous and most beautiful opera singer. To save her lover, Cavaradossi, she must sacrifice her virtue to the evil Baron Scarpia. Can the power of love and honour ever prevail against the forces of corruption and betrayal? Tosca is a moving and passionate exploration of personal freedom, the cost of ideals and the choices forced on us by love.
Music Puccini
Lyrics Giacosa
Lyrics Illica

Archive :: production:T01085856514, opera or operetta:S2107, venue:V377
Current production:Work

Production details


Corporate Sponsor Coutts and Co (2006)
Producer Royal Opera
Design Paul Brown
Lighting Mark Henderson
Director Jonathan Kent
Conductor Jacques Lacombe
Performer Angela Gheorghiu (Tosca - Jul 9/14/16)
Performer Nelly Miricioiu (Tosca - Jul 11/18)
Performer Marcello Giordani (Cavardossi)
Performer Bryn Terfel (Scarpia)
Performer Kostas Smoriginas (Angelotti)
Performer Jeremy White (Sacristan)
Performer Martyn Hill (Spoletto)
Performer Matthew Hargreaves
Performer John Morissey

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