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TamerlanoNew production

Hackney Empire291 Mare Street, Hackney, London, Greater London, E8 1EJ, United Kingdom
Dates/times in London time zone
Saturday 08 October 202219:30
Performers
English Touring Opera
Jonathan Peter KennyConductor
James ConwayDirector
Rebecca van BeeckSet Designer, Costume Designer
Tim van 't HofLighting Designer
Old Street Band
Eleanor LaugharneSopranoAsteria
Rodrigo Sosa dal PozzoCountertenorTamerlano
Jorge Navarro ColoradoTenorBajazet
James HallCountertenorAndronico
April Koyejo-AudigerSopranoIrene

A gripping psychological contest between Tamerlano, the Emperor of the Tartars, and his captive Bajazet, Sultan of the TurksTamerlano is the most perfect of Handel’s operas and a true marriage of drama and music. It was written in a year of inspired creativity that also saw the composition of Giulio Cesareand Rodelinda, and also features one of the first major tenor roles in opera.

English Touring Opera present Tamerlano in a new production from Artistic Director James Conway, performed with ETO’s period instrument partners the Old Street Band.

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