La clemenza di TitoNew Production

Glyndebourne Opera HouseGlyndebourne, South-East, BN8 5UU, United Kingdom
July 26, 29, 31, August 03, 06 16:35, 08, 11, 13 16:35, 16, 19, 21, 24, 26 (at 16:50 unless shown)
Festival: Glyndebourne
Performers
Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Robin TicciatiConductor
Claus GuthDirector
Christian SchmidtSet Designer
Richard CroftTenorTito
Joélle HarveySopranoServilia
Alice CooteMezzo-sopranoVitelliaJul 26, 31, Aug 03, 06, 08, 11, 13, 16, 19, 21, 24, 26
Gioia CrepaldiSopranoVitelliaJul 29
Anna StéphanyMezzo-sopranoSesto
Michèle LosierMezzo-sopranoAnnioJul 26, 29, 31, Aug 03, 06, 08, 11, 13, 16, 24, 26
Rachel KellyMezzo-sopranoAnnioAug 19, 21
Clive BayleyBass-baritonePublio
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Glyndebourne Chorus

A story of treachery, guilt and mercy

Vitellia’s path to the throne is thwarted by the man who deposed her father, so she presses her admirer Sesto to murder him.

Sesto is caught in an agonising dilemma, for the man in question is not only his best friend but also his sovereign.

Driven by love, Sesto does his worst. But in return, receives a lesson in forgiveness.

Mozart’s last opera

Conducted by Robin Ticciati and directed by Claus Guth, Mozart’s last opera delivers all of the sublime musical beauty and heart-tugging humanity we expect of him.

Loosely based on the life of the Roman Emperor Titus, La clemenza di Tito distills the suspense of Don Giovanni, the warmth of Le nozze di Figaro, and the nobility of Die Zauberflöte into one powerful parable of love and friendship, vengeance and mercy.

27 February 2017 Priority booking opens for Glyndebourne under 30s

5 March 2017 Public booking opens online at 6 pm

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