St Petersburg, Concert Hall

Lessons in Love and Violence

concert performance of opera
Performed in English

Performed by arrangement with Faber Music, London


Music by George Benjamin
Libretto by Martin Crimp


PERFORMERS:
King: Mark Stone
Isabel: Susanna Hurrell
Gaveston/Stranger: Ross Ramgobin
Mortimer: Toby Spence
Boy/Young King: James Way
Witness 1 / Singer 1 / Woman 1: tba
Witness 2 / Singer 2 / Woman 2: Angela Simkin
Witness 2 / Madman: Barnaby Rea

London Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Oliver Zeffman

Director: Jack Furness


Lessons in Love and Violence is a commission by Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Hamburg State Opera, Opéra de Lyon, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona and Teatro Real Madrid


World premiere: 10 May 2018, Royal Opera House,  London


Age category 6+

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