The Rape Of Lucretia

Sydney Chamber Opera

Art Performance previously on at Carriageworks in New South Wales, Australia. Published by Carriageworks on Wednesday 30 November 2016. Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 26 January 2017.

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For composer Benjamin Britten, the Roman tale of Lucretia’s tragic violation at the hands of the tyrant Tarquinius became the vessel for an operatic revolution. Sydney Chamber Opera presents this pioneering work to Sydney audiences for the first time this century.

Award-winning Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company Kip Williams returns to Sydney Chamber Opera to direct Anna Dowsley in a career-defining title role.