UKTW - 25 years online


VenueGrand Theatre
Other spaces: Arts Wing
From13th November 2002
To16th November 2002
WhenNov 13,16 at 19:00
PricesFrom £11.50. To £38.50.
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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:T0844577667, opera or operetta:S2107, venue:V831

Production details

Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Approximate running time 2 hrs 40 mins.


Company Welsh National Opera
Conductor Julian Smith (to Oct 4/16/18)
Conductor Tugan Sokhiev (Oct 9/11/25 Nov 6-16)
Director Michael Blakemore
Design Ashley Martin-Davis
Lighting Mark Henderson
Performer Dennis O'Neill (Cavaradossi to Oct 25)
Performer Stephen O'Mara (from Nov 6)
Performer Deborah Riedel (Tosca)
Performer Daniel Sumegi (Scarpia)
Performer Timothy Mirfin (Angelotti)
Performer Alan Fairs (Sacristan)

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