Impassioned, luscious and fragile all at once… Opera Theatre Company has got this just right Belfast Telegraph
An unrelenting and gripping piece of theatre that will lodge, somewhat uncomfortably perhaps, in the minds of all those who saw it. Irish Examiner
Indeed the music and singing were so good overall that they provided the driving force for a terrific night’s entertainment. Sunday Business Post
Monteverdi's masterpiece, composed amidst the heady materialism of seventeenth century Venice, is a shockingly modern tale of naked lust and ruthless ambition. In this world of sensuality and depravity, power is exercised without responsibility and lust triumphs over reason.
|Fri 9 Sept||Dublin||Helix Theatre|
|Sun 11 Sept||Dublin||Helix Theatre|
|Tue 13 Sept||Dublin||Helix Theatre|
|Fri 15 Sept||Belfast||Grand Opera House|
|Sat 16 Sept||Belfast||Grand Opera House|
|Wed 20 Sept||Galway||Town Hall Theatre|
|Sat 23 Sept||Derry||Millenium Forum|
"The cool blue set is a triumph and the accompanying Irish Baroque Orchestra provide soulful and meaningful interpretations."
"Not only articulate and telling but also stylish, confident and true."
"Excellent stage setting & lighting provided great scope for the players"
|Luciano/ First Soldier||Ed Lyons|
|Second Soldier||Daryl Simpson|
|Liberto / Lictor||Owen Gilhooly|
|Lighting Designer||Simon Corder|