WNO return to the New Theatre Oxford in Autumn 2012
WELSH NATIONAL OPERA present
Handel’s sublime music and Thomas Morrell’sexquisite words are infused with almost unbearable pathos, as Katie Mitchell’sinspired production transforms this oratorio into electrifying theatre whichasks profound questions about the clash between individuals and the state. Jephthais a heart-stopping and poignant experience.
Sung in English withsurtitles in English.
Wednesday 24th& Friday 26th October
Mozart tells a story of fickle young love through music ofbeguiling beauty. Benjamin Davis’ warm and funny production is set on theBritish seaside in the early 1960s, resulting in one of the most purelyentertaining productions of this great opera. Così fan tutte isbrought to life by an exceptional cast of accomplished young Mozartians.
Sung in Italian withsurtitles in English.
Thursday 25th& Saturday 27th October
Love at first sight: Mimi and Rudolfo meet on Christmas Eve,and instantly fall in love. Their happiness is short-lived. Mimi’s healthdeteriorates and to make matters worse she must deal with Rodolfo’sgrowing jealousy. Their friends, Musetta and Marcello, rekindle their love foreach other. However, they too quickly realise that they can’t live withor without each other. By spring both couples will have to come to terms withthe fact that love cannot conquer all. This major new production by AnnabelArden, set in the elegance of Edwardian Paris, is the perfect opportunity toexperience one of the greatest love stories ever sung.
Sung in Italian withEnglish surtitles.
Tickets are now on sale to the general public and can bepurchased from the New Theatre box office on George Street, by ringing 0844871 3020 or by visiting our website at www.atgtickets.com/oxford (phone andinternet bookings subject to booking/transaction fee). For bookings of 10 ormore, please call our dedicated in house Groups team on 0844 871 3040.