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English Touring Opera: Werther

Mon 26 Oct 2015 , 7:30 pm

| £26

The first of English Touring Opera’s two new productions from their French Opera season.

Based on the great classic novel by Goethe that took Europe by storm, Jules Massenet’s greatest opera, Werther is an entirely domestic story of an apparently idyllic middle class family, torn apart by uncontrollable passion. The opera is dominated by the handsome, over-sensitive young artist (played by emerging talent Ed Ballard, and sung in the special version for baritone prepared by the composer) and the lovely Charlotte (Carolyn Dobbin), who is engaged to be married to his friend Albert (Simon Wallfisch).

Rarely in opera is the destructive power of love felt so close to the bone – and rarely, too, has the innocence and sweetness of a young family at Christmas been so touchingly depicted. An opera for anyone who confesses to having a feeling or two, for those who are drawn to artists, to nature or to poetry, Werther is a veritable whirlwind.


Date: Mon 26 Oct 2015

Time: 7:30 pm

Tickets: £26

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Millenium Place, Durham, DH1 1WA United Kingdom
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Phone: 0191 332 4041



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