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Performance

VenueBirmingham Hippodrome
Other spaces: DanceXchange,Patrick Centre
TownBirmingham
CountyWest Midlands
From8th March 2018
To8th March 2018
What is currently on at Birmingham Hippodrome (V145)

Tosca

ToscaT1879995335
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:T1879995335, opera or operetta:S2107, venue:V145
Current production:Work

Production details

Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles.

Company

Company Welsh National Opera
Conductor Carlo Rizzi (Feb 9/11/16/ Mar 8/Apr 6/13/18/20)
Conductor Timothy Burke (Feb 21/23/ Mar 22/24/29/31/Apr 4/11)
Director Michael Blakemore
Director Benjamin Davis (Revival Director)
Director Sarah Crisp (Staff Director)
Design Ashley Martin-Davis
Lighting Mark Henderson
Director Terry King (fight director)
Performer Claire Rutter (Floria Tosca - Feb 9/11/16/ Mar 8/22/29/Apr 4/6/11/18/20)
Performer Mary Elizabeth Williams (Floria Tosca - Feb 21/23/ Mar 24/31)
Performer Hector Sandoval (Feb 9/11/16/ Mar 8/22/29/ Apr 6/13/20)
Performer Gwyn Hughes Jones (Feb 21/23/ Mar 24/31/ Apr 4/11/18)
Performer Daniel Grice (Cesare Angelotti)
Performer Donald Maxwell (Sacristan)
Performer Mark S Doss (Scarpla)

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