Opera

Britten's The Rape of Lucretia

Fiona Shaw (stage director), Leo Hussain (conductor) – With Christine Rice (Lucretia), Allan Clayton (Male Chorus), Kate Royal (Female Chorus)...

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Cast

Fiona Shaw — Stage director
Michael Levine — Set designer
Nicky Gillibrand — Costume designer
Paul Anderson — Lighting designer
Christine Rice — Lucretia
Allan Clayton — Male Chorus
Kate Royal — Female Chorus
Duncan Rock — Tarquinius
Matthew Rose — Collatinus
Catherine Wyn-Rogers — Bianca
Michael Sumuel — Junius
Louise Alder — Lucia
Leo Hussain — Conductor

Program notes

Britten’s The Rape of Lucretiabased on the play by André Obey—returned to Glyndebourne in 2015, nearly 70 years after its premiere there in 1946. Fiona Shaw, also known for her performance as Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter films, directed the staging for this production.

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Directed by:
Fiona Shaw
Production date: 2016
Duration: 1 h 54 min
Production: © Glyndebourne – François Roussillon et Associés

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Saturday, May 31, 2025