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    ARCHIVE: Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi

    • 02 May
      02 May - 02 May 2016

    The Capulets and the Montagues

    Directed by James Hurley
    Musical Direction by Berrak Dyer
    Produced by Fiona Johnston & Kate McStraw

    Witness the famous Capulet and Montague rivalry unfold, as Romeo and Juliet find themselves caught up in the wrath in this compelling operatic production.

    Experience the most tragic love story of all time. Two
    star-crossed lovers – Romeo and Juliet – find their worlds
    ripped apart amongst criminal warfare and bitter
    resentment, set against the backdrop of Italy’s bloody gang
    rivalry. Discover how their all-consuming passion tries to
    survive amidst violence, hatred and vicious grievances.

    You talk about vengeance. Is vengeance going to bring your son
    back to you…

    Bellini’s classic bel-canto opera is brought to life in an
    intense chamber production by the critically acclaimed
    Pop-up Opera, sung in Italian with English captions.


    • RUNNING TIME2hrs 5mins (inc. interval)
    • TICKETS£20 (10 Concessions at £10 are available for Under 21s. Must be booked in person and have proof of age.)
    • VENUE


    • Array

      "This is the best and most accessible operatic staging [we] had ever seen...an absolute must-see"

      Culture Whisper
    • Array

      "Opera for the modern audience, this is a fantastic, visceral production by an unmissable company. This was one of the most exciting pieces of theatre – let alone opera – I have seen this year"

      Theatre Bubble
    • Array

      "The calibre of singing was among some of the finest I have yet heard from Pop-Up...Pop-Up Opera has done it again"

      The State of the Arts
    • "A two-hour explosion of beautiful music, top-class singing, and exceptional acting"

      The Times on L'Elisir D'Amore
    • "This company has a serious commitment to musical standards...along with a personality all its own"

      Opera Now on L'Italiana in Algeri
    • "Whether you love opera, or you’ve never been to one, be sure to catch this"

      Time Out on Cosi fan Tutte

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