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Performance

VenueLongborough Festival Opera
TownMoreton-in-Marsh
CountyGloucestershire
From25th July 2015
To26th July 2015
WhenJul 25 at 18:30. Jul 26 15:00
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Xerxes

T1840296364
With glittering vocal showpieces and moving arias, Handel's slant on the perils of romantic love juxtaposes the heroic and the comic, the serious and the playful. A Persian Ruler's infatuation is triggered by the singing of his general's daughter. So instead of concentrating on his planned campaign against the Greeks, Xerxes prefers to focus on the sexual conquest of his brother's beloved - with unexpected results.
Author Handel
Lyrics Minato


Archive :: production:T1840296364, opera or operetta:S2127, venue:V1570387415

Production details

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Company

Producer Longborough Festival Opera
Conductor Jeremy Silver
Director Jenny Miller
Design Faye Bradley
Lighting Anna Sbokou
Choreographer Michael Spenceley
Director Rebecca Hanbury (assistant)
Performer Jake Arditti (Xerxes)
Performer Tai Oney (Arsamenes)
Performer Lucinda Stuart (Amastris)
Performer Jon Stainsby (Ariodate)
Performer Alice Privett (Romilda)
Performer Abbi Temple (Atalanta)
Performer Matthew Durkan (Elviro)
Performer Chiara Vinci (chorus)
Performer Laurence Panter (chorus)

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