Franz Lehar’s witty and affectionate satire of Parisian society is packed with aristocratic sexual intrigue and financial wheeler-dealing.

The Merry Widow of the title is the rather wealthy Hanna, who must, in the eyes of the Pontevedrian ambassador, be married to another Pontevedrian to keep her money in Pontevedro.

Opera UK presents The Merry Widow in rep with Simon Boccanegra.

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