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Date(s) - 21/04/2018
THE RETURN OF ULYSSES BY C. MONTEVERDI (APR. 19-28, 2018 AT THE ELGIN THEATRE)
“a masterpiece … visually stunning and profoundly moving” – Stage Door
Monteverdi’s deeply moving opera recounts the return of the Greek king Ulysses to his family after a twenty-year absence fighting in the Trojan War. This production abounds with gods, goddesses, flying machines and magical transformations, and features tenor Krešimir Špicer, whose definitive performances in the title role have thrilled audiences around the world.
The Return of Ulysses is sung in Italian with English surtitles.
Opera Atelier is thrilled to present dramatic tenor Krešimir Špicerin the title role. His definitive performances have received superlative reviews in major theatres and festivals throughout Europe and the US, including BAM (New York), the Barbican (London), the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (Paris) and the Berlin State Opera. Špicer is joined in this production by Mireille Lebel(Penelope), Carla Huhtanen (Fortuna/Melanto), Christopher Enns (Telemaco), Isaiah Bell (Eurimaco), Aaron Sheehan (Eumete), Douglas Williams (Suitor/Time), Kevin Skelton (Suitor/Jupiter), Michael Taylor (Suitor), Laura Pudwell (Nurse), Stephen Hegedus(Neptune), and Meghan Lindsay (Minerva/Cupid).
Artists of Atelier Ballet
Designs by Gerard Gauci (sets) and Michelle Ramsay (lighting)
The complete performance schedule for The Return of Ulysses is:
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