Partenope

02 May 2013-08 May 2013,

Melbourne,

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 Emma Matthews reprises the role of Partenope

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Director Christopher Alden’s spare, modernist setting of Handel's Partenope has been dividing audiences since it premiered at the English National Opera in 2008. Re-imagined among the well-heeled art crowd of Paris in the 1920s, Handel's heroine pits her suitors one against each as she plunges her country into war.

This is a rare Handel opera rarely seen in Australia. Alden's version is a racy English-language translation which won an Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production.

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Partenope details

Arts Centre Melbourne


Address
State Theatre
100 St Kilda Rd

Melbourne 3004

Transport
Nearby Stations: Flinders St

Telephone 1300 182 183

Price from $59.00 to $260.00

Date 02 May 2013-08 May 2013

Open 2, 6, 8 May, 7pm

Director: Christopher Alden

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