UCOpera: Haydn's L'anima del filosofo


An opera in Italian in four acts by Joseph Haydn, the last he ever wrote. The libretto, by Carlo Francesco Badini, is based on the myth of Orpheus and Euridice as told in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
UCOpera: Haydn's L'anima del filosofo

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Overview


Genre: Opera
Venue: Bloomsbury Theatre
Starts: Monday 23 March 2020
Closes: Saturday 28 March 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


The 69th University College Opera will be L'anima del filosofo, ossia Orfeo ed Euridice (The Soul of the Philosopher, or Orpheus and Euridice).


An opera in Italian in four acts by Joseph Haydn, the last he ever wrote.


The libretto, by Carlo Francesco Badini, is based on the myth of Orpheus and Euridice as told in Ovid's Metamorphoses.


Written for London in 1791 but not performed until 1954, the opera was never performed during Haydn's lifetime.


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Postal address:
15 Gordon Street
London WC1H 0AH

Box office tel: 020 3108 1000

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 23 March 2020

Closes:Saturday 28 March 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
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Tickets


Standard:
£25

Concessions:
Concessions £17, UCL Students £9

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Creatives


Author: Joseph Haydn
Composer: Joseph Haydn
Lyricist: Carlo Francesco Badini

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