18 Apr-6 May 2024
Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Main Stage
2:40, incl. 1 interval
From € 28
The downfall of a queen
The story of the love between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex, concludes the Tudor Trilogy, as it is known, by the Italian belcanto composer Gaetano Donizetti.
Photo: Marta Syrko
THE FINAL OPERA IN THE TUDOR TRILOGY
Lyric tragedy in three acts
Sung in Italian
Libretto Salvadore Cammarano
Elisabetta Barno Ismatullaeva
Duca di Nottingham Nikolai Zemlianskikh
Sara, duchessa di Nottingham Angela Brower
Roberto Devereux Ismael Jordi
Lord Cecil Thando Mjandana
Sir Gualtiero Raleigh Mark Kurmanbayev*
Un Cavaliere Peter Arink
Un famigliare di Nottingham Sander Heutinck
* Dutch National Opera Studio
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Chorus master Edward Ananian-Cooper
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Coproduction with Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia (Valencia) and Teatro San Carlo (Naples)
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‘Donizetti has reflected every shade of the queen’s feeling in the music’
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra | Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and Netherlands Chamber Orchestra have been the main orchestral partners of Dutch National Opera for over thirty years. They are regarded as among the best opera orchestras in the world. The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is the main regular stage for their concerts.
An introduction will take place 45 minutes before the start of this performance, during which an expert will give background information and offer interesting perspectives on the performance, allowing you to get even more out of your theatre visit. The introductions are given in Dutch. They can be visited for free and without reservation, by showing your ticket for the performance.
Introduction Roberto Devereux by: Benjamin Rous
Extremely nuanced and serrated direction by Jetske Mijnssen and fine musical support from conductor Enrique Mazzola in the orchestra pit."
- About Anna Bolena
A hit - It's a horror to be enjoyed to the full"
- About Maria Stuarda
Conductor Enrique Mazzola constantly pays attention to the singers and lets the entire orchestra pit breathe with them"
- About Anna Bolena
Outstanding voices, compelling psychodrama”
-about Maria Stuarda