classical music

Chelsea Opera Group: Murder in the Cathedral

Part of Classical Season 2019/20

This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Take the rare opportunity to hear an English-language concert performance of Pizzetti's opera based on TS Eliot’s play.

Sir John Tomlinson sings the role of Archbishop Thomas Becket in a performance with Chelsea Opera Group conducted by Martyn Brabbins.

First performed in 1958 at La Scala, the opera has been frequently revived in Italy. Hear it in London, sung in English.

Performers

Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins conductor
Sir John Tomlinson bass, Archbishop Thomas Becket
Christopher Turner tenor, 1st Tempter, 1st Knight
Matthew Durkan baritone, 2nd Tempter, 2nd Knight
Emyr Wyn Jones bass-baritone, 3rd Tempter, 3rd Knight
David Ireland bass-baritone, 4th Tempter, 4th Knight
Eleanor Dennis soprano, 1st Coryphée
Chelsea Opera Group Chorus
Epiphoni Consort
Pegasus

Repertoire

Pizzetti: Assassinio nella cattedrale (Murder in the Cathedral) - opera in 2 acts

Dates & times

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where

Queen Elizabeth Hall

Pricing

£17 - £45
Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)
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