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The Royal Opera: Beethoven FIDELIO (NEW PRODUCTION) (ENCORE)

Tickets: £16.75 (£15.75 concs), £8.75 child. Schools: student £5 & teacher free (min. 10 students)
Venue: Main House Theatre
Running Time: 2h30m approx.
Friends Friends of The Maltings 20% discount
Groups Group Discount buy 10 tickets & get 11th free (unless otherwise specified)
Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph.

In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise Davidsen his wife Leonore (disguised as ‘Fidelio’) who daringly sets out to rescue him. Set in strong counterpoint are the ingredients of domestic intrigue, determined love and the cruelty of an oppressive regime. The music is transcendent throughout and includes the famous Act I Quartet, the Prisoners’ Chorus and Florestan’s impassioned Act II cry in the darkness and vision of hope. Tobias Kratzer’s new staging brings
together the dark reality of the French Revolutionary ‘Terror’ and our own time to illuminate Fidelio’s
inspiring message of shared humanity.

Image: Jonas Kaufmann ©Gregor Hohenberg
Year: 2019
Language: Sung in German with English Subtitles
The Maltings is operated by The Maltings (Berwick) Trust Registered Charity No: 701194