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About the Show Less...

An ill-fated love triangle is at the centre of Puccini's much-loved opera. Read More >

An ill-fated love triangle – naive painter Cavaradossi, sadistic Scarpia and the beautiful Tosca – is at the centre of Puccini’s much-loved opera.

Jonathan Kent’s production sets the action in 1800 Rome, a political world of control and suspicion.

Performed in Italian with English surtitles.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 03/07/2007

Closing Night: 19/07/2007

Running time: 3h

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Cast & Creative


Violeta Urmana, Salvatore Licitra, Mark Delavan, Robin Leggate, Robert Gleadow, Enrico Fissore, Krzysztof Szumanski, John Morrisey


Director - Jonathan Kent

Producer - Royal Opera

Designer - Paul Brown

Conductor - Mikko Franck

Lighting Designer - Mark Henderson

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