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Berwick Festival Opera


  • The Maltings Eastern Lane Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, TD15 1AJ United Kingdom (map)

Berwick Festival Opera and Byre Opera present Xerxes – Handel

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Berwick Festival Opera is delighted to host the latest beautifully sung and stunningly designed production from this acclaimed young company, Byre Opera.

Their fully staged production offers a contemporary take on Handel’s classic tragicomedy (which includes one of Handel’s best-known melodies often know as his ‘Largo’) and is sung in Nicholas Hyntner’s English translation.

Accompanied by a professional period-instrument orchestra led by the Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Xerxes is conducted by Michael Downes.

Information:

Tickets £20 (£18 concessions and under 16s go free) available from www.maltingsberwick.co.uk or boxoffice@maltingsberwick.co.uk  or 01289 330 999

Address: The Maltings, Eastern Lane, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1AJ