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English Touring Opera: Pia de Tolomei, playing at the Hackney Empire
English Touring Opera: Pia de Tolomei, playing at the Hackney Empire

English Touring Opera: Pia De’ Tolomei

Hackney Empire

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Donizetti’s rarely performed Pia De’ Tolomei is drawn from an episode in Dante’s Inferno in which a noblewoman is locked in a tower in the Maremma by her jealous husband, whose heart has been poisoned by a friend and kinsman.

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Donizetti’s rarely performed Pia De’ Tolomei is drawn from an episode in Dante’s Inferno in which a noblewoman is locked in a tower in the Maremma by her jealous husband, whose heart has been poisoned by a friend and kinsman – whose advances the innocent wife had rejected.

Ghino has fallen in love with Pia, wife of his cousin Nello. When she refuses his love, as revenge Ghino informs Nello that he has discovered a secret message proving that Pia has an adulterous relation.

ETO are now an Olivier Award winning company having won the Outstanding Achievement in Opera Award at this 2014’s ceremony.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 10/03/2016

Closing Night: 10/03/2016

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - James Conway

Designer - Loren Elstein

Conductor - John Andrews

ABOUT Hackney Empire

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