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DardanusNew Production

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Hackney Empire291 Mare Street, Hackney, London, Greater London, E8 1EJ, United Kingdom
On Friday 6 October 2017 at 19:30
Performers
English Touring Opera
Jonathan WilliamsConductor
Douglas RintoulDirector
Cordelia ChisholmSet Designer
Galina AverinaSopranoIphise
Anthony GregoryTenorDardanus
Timothy NelsonBass-baritoneAnténor
Grant DoyleBaritoneTeucer
Alessandro FisherTenorArcas
Frederick LongBassIsménor
Mark HowlandLighting Designer

ETO is proud to present the first performance in the UK of the 1744 version of Dardanus, Rameau’s undoubted masterpiece. Jupiter’s son Dardanus is in love with Iphise, the daughter of his enemy Teucer – a love that, though reciprocated, is forbidden. So begins a ravishing tale of love in war, containing some of the composer’s finest music including the stunning aria “Lieux funestes”.

Anthony Gregory (Dardanus) © Jane Hobson
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