‘Un ballo in maschera - Verdi’

13 Mar.'21
- 19:00

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - M. Grazynite-Tyla

For Un ballo in maschera, Verdi was inspired by the assassination in 1792 of King Gustav III of Sweden. He was shot during a masked ball as a result of a political discussion. Even though Verdi applied a little dramatic licence when it came to the facts, this is a colourful score which offers an enormously dramatic insight. The young Lithuanian conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and her orchestra offers you the chance to witness a dramatic evening with The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and a top cast.  

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
Matteo Lippi
Riccardo (tenor)
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Amelia (soprano)
Simone Piazzola
Renato (baritone)
Harriet Eyley
Oscar (soprano)
Bongiwe Nakani
Ulrica (contralto)
Giuseppe Verdi

Un ballo in maschera

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