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Tue 23rd Apr at 7:30pm
English Touring Opera
@ Gala Theatre & Cinema, Durham
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Simon Boccanegra : English Touring Opera
In this compelling drama set in the Italian port of Genoa, the title character is a former pirate who returns to the city to become its leader. Verdi’s depiction of the shimmering Mediterranean is wonderful. So too are the characters he creates, from Simon, the rough-hewn buccaneer (sung by Craig Smith), to his spiteful adversary, his own father-in-law (Fiesco, Keel Watson).
The large orchestra and chorus make taking this opera on the road a massive undertaking, so this is a rare chance to see this little-toured masterpiece outside of London.
Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
Image © English Touring Opera
English Touring Opera is the leading touring opera company in the UK. ETO travels to more regions and to more venues than any other English opera company, touring annually to around 55 venues and presenting as many as 110 performances per year.
Their aim is to offer opera to everyone, with a varied repertoire of high-quality professional productions featuring some of the finest talent in opera.
ETO are an Olivier Award winning company, having won the Outstanding Achievement in Opera Award at thE 2014 ceremony.
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Venue: Gala Theatre & Cinema
DH1 1WA 54.777992, -1.574584
Phone: 0191 332 4041
→ Durham 6 min walk