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Radamisto – Hackney Empire

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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One event on October 13, 2018 at 7:30pm

Radamisto was one of Handel’s most appreciated operas, not least for its famous aria “Ombra cara”, which stunned audiences and was sung in drawing rooms for decades thereafter. It tells a dramatic story of a royal family in old Armenia, locked in mortal conflict. Thematically, it champions faithfulness and married love, but it also has a fine gallery of moral depravity and intolerance. Certainly one for collectors, this is nonetheless a moving and accessible piece of music theatre for anyone wanting to try opera. Peter Whelan conducts, and James Conway directs a new production in Adam Wiltshire’s designs, inspired by the art of early Christian Armenia.

Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://englishtouringopera.org.uk/productions/radamisto

Venue

Hackney Empire
291 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 1EJ
London, United Kingdom
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Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://englishtouringopera.org.uk/productions/radamisto

Venue

Hackney Empire
291 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 1EJ
London, United Kingdom
+ Google Map