Idomeneo

Musicals and Opera (opera)

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  • Stockbridge Church (Venue 317)
  • 19:00
  • Aug 9-12
  • 3 hours
  • Suitability: 0+
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Aria Alba – Opera for All
  • Warnings: -
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

Aria Alba – Opera for All are delighted to bring their new and exciting abridged production of Mozart’s Idomeneo to Fringe 2018. Our reimagining finds us in a Republican state with Idomeneo, the despotic potentate being coerced by an even bigger despot to kill Idomeneo’s son, Idamante (secretly Democrat), to pay a favour. Idomeneo lies to protect Idamante. Ilia (Democrat) secretly loves Idamante. Her tough opposition is embittered Republican Elettra. The lies are found out, the people turn from Idomeneo. Idamante and Ilia stage a coup. It’s a political rollercoaster. Don’t miss it!

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