Libretto by Phillip Hensher
Original English Version with French Surtitles
August 1, 3 and 5, 2013, at 8:00 p.m.
Capitole de Québec
Conductor: Jonathan STOCKHAMMER
Stage Director: Jay SCHEIB
Nili RIEMER, soprano
William FERGUSON, tenor
Matt BOEHLER, bass
After the success of The Tempest last summer, another production by the composer Thomas Adès will be presented this summer. Inspired by the true story of the women nicknamed the "Dirty Duchess", this irreverent opera showcases the decadent antics of this aristocrat in the middle of divorce proceedings. Her behaviour created a scandal that rocked England and excited the English press during the 1960s.
Contains explicit scenes.
For a mature audience.