Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre - Auditorium
Screened Live from the Royal Opera. Strauss’s thrilling and audacious
adaptation of Greek tragedy in a new staging by director Christof Loy.
This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a
mother driven to madness, has shocked and excited audiences since its 1909
premiere. Antonio Pappano conducts music that combines violence with
moments of exquisite tenderness.
Suggested Events: ROH Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci, ROH The Cellist & Dances at a Gathering