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Mary, Queen of Scots

Maria Stuarda

Add to my Calendar 13-04-2019 19:30 13-04-2019 21:30 36 Mary, Queen of Scots Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose presents a new English version of Donizetti’s Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda). Two 16th century Queens go head-to-head in this historical tragedy, culminating in a fictitious meeting between the rival cousins, which sizzles with vocal fireworks.   Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose presents a new English version of Donizetti’s Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda).   Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I go head-to-head in this historical tragedy. Donizetti’s riveting opera provides an insight both into a compelling period of British history and current tensions, and culminates in a fictitious meeting between the two rival Tudor Queens, which sizzles with vocal fireworks.   Donizetti’s powerful melodies will be performed in a new orchestration by Paul McKenzie for six singers, accompanied by piano, clarinet and violin. Mary, Queen of Scots will tour as a fully-staged production to unique and evocative venues across the UK, some with direct links to the two Queens. Discover a new angle on one of the most popular periods of British history through this thrilling production.   Cast/Creative Team   ORCHESTRATOR & MUSICAL DIRECTOR Paul McKenzie LIBRETTIST & DIRECTOR Robin Norton-Hale SET & COSTUME DESIGNER Kate Lane ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Sasha Amaya MARY STUART Flora McIntosh QUEEN ELIZABETH Philippa Boyle EARL OF LEICESTER Cliff Zammit Stevens LORD CECIL Jan Capinski LORD TALBOT Julian Debreuil ANNA Emma Watkinson VIOLIN Stefano d’Ermenegildo CLARINET Sarah Douglas   The Old Church, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

The Old Church
Clissold Park
Stoke Newington

London
N16 0JR
England


Programme

Gaetano DonizettiMaria Stuarda

Performers

Flora McIntosh – mezzo-soprano
Philippa Boyle – Soprano
Cliff Zammit Stevens – Tenor
Jan Capinski – baritone
Julian Debreuil – bass-baritone
Emma Watkinson – mezzo-soprano
Robin Norton-Hale – Director
Paul McKenzie – Music Director
Kate Lane – Set and Costume Designer

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Programme Note

Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose presents a new English version of Donizetti’s Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda). Two 16th century Queens go head-to-head in this historical tragedy, culminating in a fictitious meeting between the rival cousins, which sizzles with vocal fireworks.

 

Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose presents a new English version of Donizetti’s Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda).

 

Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I go head-to-head in this historical tragedy. Donizetti’s riveting opera provides an insight both into a compelling period of British history and current tensions, and culminates in a fictitious meeting between the two rival Tudor Queens, which sizzles with vocal fireworks.

 

Donizetti’s powerful melodies will be performed in a new orchestration by Paul McKenzie for six singers, accompanied by piano, clarinet and violin. Mary, Queen of Scots will tour as a fully-staged production to unique and evocative venues across the UK, some with direct links to the two Queens. Discover a new angle on one of the most popular periods of British history through this thrilling production.

 

Cast/Creative Team

 

ORCHESTRATOR & MUSICAL DIRECTOR Paul McKenzie

LIBRETTIST & DIRECTOR Robin Norton-Hale

SET & COSTUME DESIGNER Kate Lane

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Sasha Amaya

MARY STUART Flora McIntosh

QUEEN ELIZABETH Philippa Boyle

EARL OF LEICESTER Cliff Zammit Stevens

LORD CECIL Jan Capinski

LORD TALBOT Julian Debreuil

ANNA Emma Watkinson

VIOLIN Stefano d’Ermenegildo

CLARINET Sarah Douglas

 

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