Sunday 16th March 2014 (7pm)
at Queen Elizabeth Hall
I Capuleti e I Montecchi
Concert performance sung in Italian with English surtitles.
The performance will be conducted by Robin Newton with Ana Maria Labin (Giulietta), Catherine Carby (Romeo), Christopher Turner (Tebaldo) and David Soar (Lorenzo). For information about the opera click here.
There will be a pre-performance talk at 5.45pm, to be given by Simon Bainbridge. This is free for tickets holders.
Tickets are now on sale for the remaining concerts in the coming season and can be obtained from the QEH box office:
I Capuleti e i Montecchi QEH
Stiffelio QEH -
a chance to hear an opera that Verdi said he hoped would not be forgotten (more here).
‘Chelsea Opera Group’s three concert performances a year are among London’s most joyful operatic events.’ Richard Nicholson at Classical Source
"As for Elizabeth Woods, it is hard to provide a technical commentary to her nigh-on-perfect performance." (Mariana Romani reviewing Simon Boccanegra at MusicalCriticism.com). See Elizabeth Woods in Come in quest`ora bruna.
"Opera simply does not come much better
than this: the Chelsea Opera Group’s concert performance
of Verdi’s Macbeth was an unqualified triumph." (Evan Dickerson at Seen
‘A great work superbly done. The conductor was Richard Bonynge...There was fine playing and choral singing.’ Tim Ashley in The Guardian reviewing COG’s performance of Donizetti’s Belisario.
For forthcoming performances see Future Plans
For booking information see Box Office page
For links to complete reviews of recent
performances see Reviews.