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Performance

VenueBarbican Centre
Other spaces: Barbican Theatre,Barbican Hall. Guildhall School of Music and Drama Theatre, Cinema1,Cinema2,Gallery, Silk Street Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From28th November 2003
To28th November 2003
When19:00
PricesFrom £11.00. To £55.00.
What is currently on at Barbican Centre (V371)

Xerxes

XerxesT1312797537
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:T1312797537, opera or operetta:S2127, venue:V371

Les Arts Florissants

Barbican Hall

Company

Conductor William Christie
Performer Anne Sofie von Otter (Xerxes)
Performer Lawrence Zazzo (Arsamene)
Performer Silvia Tro Santafe (Amastre)
Performer Giovanni Furlanetto (Ariodate)
Performer Sandrine Piau (Romilda)
Performer Elisabeth Norberg-Schulz (Atalanta)
Performer Antonio Abete (Elviro)

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