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.
Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra Martyn Brabbinsconductor Sir John Tomlinsonbass, Archbishop Thomas Becket Christopher Turnertenor, 1st Tempter, 1st Knight Matthew Durkanbaritone, 2nd Tempter, 2nd Knight Emyr Wyn Jonesbass-baritone, 3rd Tempter, 3rd Knight David Irelandbass-baritone, 4th Tempter, 4th Knight Eleanor Dennissoprano, 1st Coryphée Chelsea Opera Group Chorus Epiphoni Consort Pegasus
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