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Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini

Sunday September 8th 2019
3 pm | 3h15 with intermission

Cast

Michael Spyres Benvenuto Cellini
Sophia Burgos Teresa
Maurizio Muraro Giacomo Balducci
Lionel Lhote Fieramosca
Tareq Nazmi Pope Clement
Adèle Charvet Ascanio
Vincent Delhoume Francesco
Ashley Riches Bernardino
Duncan Meadows Perseus

Monteverdi Choir
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Sir John Eliot Gardiner Musical conductor

Presentation

PROGRAMME

Hector Berlioz (1803–1869)
Benvenuto Cellini

Opéra-comique in two acts and four paintings on a libretto by Léon de Wailly and Auguste Barbier, created in 1838 in Paris.

Surtitles in French and English

Concert given in the "Palace of marble enhanced with gold", a setting designed by Ciceri in which Berlioz himself conducted a concert at the Royal Opera on Sunday October 29th 1848.

This concert is made possible by a generous support from the ADOR, the Friends of the Royal Opera.

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