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 Rațiu 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.