Published September 20, 2017 at 12:53
The highly acclaimed Russian State Opera returns with the perfect tragic opera this month at King George’s Hall
Tosca – breath-taking tragic opera
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Sung in Italian with English Subtitles
Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians on Saturday 30th September 2017.
Puccini’s Tosca is a melodrama where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level. Tosca opera is a historical fiction about 18th Century period. The core of the intriguing theme is romance over politics which is relevant even in today’s world.
Originally set in Rome in 1800s, it tells the story of two idealistic lovers, Tosca and Cavaradossi. Their trust is set to be tested by Scarpia, the ruthless police officer who has no boundaries. Scarpia has sentenced Cavaradossi to death. The officer is prepared to let Cavaradossi go if Tosca is willing to spend the night with Scarpia…
Tosca is one of the most emotionally engaging and popular operas of all time!
If you’ve never tried opera before, you will love this full orchestra experience with brand new settings and fantastic costumes, exquisite singing and those wonderful tunes that the audience will still be humming to themselves on their way home, making this a must-see opera production for everyone.
This hunting tragedy with its breath-taking arias will transport you to the world of romantic Rome full of drama, passion, love, and betrayal.
VENUE: King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. BB2 1AA
DATE: Saturday 30th September 2017
TICKET PRICES: Tickets start at £23
Tickets are available
By Phone 0844 847 1664
In Person: King George’s Hall Box Office, Northgate, Blackburn.