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    Offenbach’s La Princesse de Trébizonde

    Fri 16 Sep, 7.30pm
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Classical music
    £16 ⁠–⁠ £55
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    Anne-Catherine Gillet, soprano

    Presented by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Opera Rara, Offenbach’s 1869 comic opera is funny, brimming with melody and topped off with a delicious spritz of sexiness.

    Pure delight, in other words, fresh from the sparkling imagination of the man who invented operetta.

    A travelling funfair, a lovesick Prince, a lottery ticket and a beautiful young woman pretending to be a waxwork … what could possibly go wrong?

    We don’t hear it enough, but Opera Rara is out to put that right. In this rare revival, ex-ENO music director Paul Daniel conducts a hand-picked cast.

    In association with Opera Rara

    Performers
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Paul Daniel conductor
    • Anne-Catherine Gillet soprano, Zanetta
    • Virginie Verrez mezzo-soprano, Le Prince Raphaël
    • Christophe Gay bass-baritone, Cabriolo
    • Antoinette Dennefeld soprano, Régina
    • Josh Lovell tenor, Le Prince Casimir
    • Katia Ledoux mezzo-soprano, Paola
    • Christophe Mortagne tenor, Trémolini
    • Loïc Félix tenor, Sparadrap
    • Opera Rara Chorus
    Repertoire
    • Offenbach: La Princesse de Trébizonde - opera in 3 acts (performed in French with English surtitles)

    Need to know

    Age recommendation

    For ages 7+

    Please note that there is no interval in this performance

    Dates & times

    Fri 16 Sep, 7.30pm
    Approximate run time: 90 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

    Price

    • Standard entry£16 ⁠–⁠ £55*
    • Concessions25%**


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