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Purcell: King Arthur

  • Great Hall, Dartington Totnes Devon (map)

Ellen performs the role of Venus in Purcell's King Arthur at Dartington.

Gods and goddesses, Britons and Saxons: Richard Williams’ stylish production of Purcell and Dryden’s King Arthur set in 1950s England. This restoration spectacular contains some of Purcell’s most famous music (Fairest Isle, Cold Genius’s Frost Scene) and a plot featuring Saxon gods, a blind Cornish princess, Venus - and magic.

Earlier Event: July 29
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea
Later Event: August 24
Britten: Peter Grimes