IMPALED the Opera at V&A

Posted 12th January 2018

21st Jan 18 - 21st Jan 18
16:00-17:00
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

V&A’s 'Opera: Passion, Power & Politics' Exhibition introduces a new opera, written by Romanian musician Vlad Maistorovici and we're very pleased to have supported such project. 

The not-to-miss extracts from IMPALED: the opera are presented by Victoria & Albert Museum in partnership with Brighton Theatre with the kind support of RaČ›iu Family Charitable Foundation, Nigel Pittman, Trustee of Brighton Theatre, Baron Michael de Styrcea, Brighton Early Music Festival and the Romanian Cultural Institute.

IMPALED: the Opera

Composer: Vlad Maistorovici
Librettist: Richard Crane
Director: Faynia Williams

Based on the play 'Vlad the Impaler' by Marin Sorescu 

Performers: The 12 Ensemble, soprano Becca Marriott, tenor Oliver Brignall and baritone Matt Kellett
Vocal coach: James Young

Direction & violin: Vlad Maistorovici

This first opera by Maistorovici, who will be performing in the event, is inspired by Richard Crane & Faynia Williams’s BBC Radio drama, starring John Hurt, from the 'The Third Stake' by Marin Sorescu & the stage play at Oran Mor Glasgow and Rialto Brighton Festival 2015, which was Nominated Best Production at Broadway Bobby Awards.

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