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October 2017

English Touring Opera: Dardanus

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford , OX1 3AZ
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Dardanus – Rameau’s ravishing, romantic tale of love and war – is English Touring Opera’s first foray into the exotic world of French baroque opera. It is also the premiere in the UK of the revised 1744 version, which is widely considered to be the composer’s masterpiece. Jupiter’s son Dardanus is in love with Iphise, the daughter of his enemy Teucer – a love that, though reciprocated, is forbidden. From this simple premise, Rameau unleashes music of eloquent power, which describes…

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