Performance

VenueTown Hall
TownLeeds
CountyWest Yorkshire
From27th January 2001
To30th January 2001
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Tristan and Isolde

T0149980012
First performed 1865. Set in the time of legend. A ship between Ireland and Cornwall with Tristan taking Isolde to be the bride of the King of Cornwall. Tristan refuses to see Isolde on the ship as he was wounded in slaying her original betrothed though she'd nursed him back. She tells Brangane, her attendant, to prepare them a poison but she substitutes a love potion and they declare their mutual love. Isolde marries the king but meets Tristan secretly, until they are discovered and the king is distraught and Tristan lets himself be wounded in a fight with the kings friend Merlot before leaving for Brittany. Waiting for Isolde to come Tristan is sad but when she does arrive he tears off his bandages and dies in her arms, meanwhile a ship bearing Merlot arrives and he and Tristan's servant Kurwenal die fighting each other - though actually Merlot had come to forgive Tristan.
Music Wagner
Lyrics Wagner


Archive :: production:T0149980012, opera or operetta:S2110, venue:V0838583178

Production details

Dramatised Concert Performanc. Sung in German. In collaboration with Bochum Symphoniker.

Company

Company Opera North
Conductor Steven Sloane
Director Keith Warner
Lighting David Cunningham
Performer Mark Lundberg (Tristan)
Performer Susan Bullock (Isolde)
Performer John Wegner (Kurwenal)
Performer Donald McIntyre (King Marke)

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