Intrigued by the Royal Opera's Spring 2016 season?
Now, as part of the Royal Opera House’s Spring Season, he will present his debut opera
on the Lyric Hammersmith stage.
Director Tim Albery (Tannhauser) – one of Britain’s most
experienced and venerated theatrical maestros – will create the production,
while conductor Nicholas Kok leads the orchestra.
The libretto, written by the award-winning Melanie Challenger (Galatea), promises to pull opera right
into the present day. Set over a single night in the gay club Pleasure, it tells the tale of staunch cleaning girl Val.
When a young man leaves her a gift, however, the night takes a dark turn. With
its contemporary plot and Simpson’s colourful music, this looks to be opera at the cutting edge.
|What||Pleasure, Lyric Hammersmith|
|Where||Lyric Hammersmith, Lyric Square, King St, W6 0QL | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Hammersmith (Piccadilly and District lines) (underground)|
12 May 16 – 14 May 16, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
|Website||Click here to book via the Royal Opera House|