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The Rape of Lucretia, Linbury Theatre

Sun 13 November 2022
7:30 pm, Linbury Theatre

In a world brutalised by conflict, one woman’s experience of horrific violence becomes the defining moment of an era. Aurora Orchestra perform in the Royal Opera House’s production of The Rape of Lucretia.

Benjamin Britten’s shattering chamber opera explores some of the darkest drives in the human psyche – and what happens when power and war give them free rein. In this contemporary new staging at the Linbury Theatre we collaborate with the Royal Opera House as Oliver Mears directs, while Corinna Niemeyer conducts a cast drawn from the Britten Pears Young Artist Programme and the Jette Parker Artists Programme.

Check the Royal Opera House website for individual performance times.