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Xerxes

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Nicholas Hytner's much-lauded production of Handel's Xerxes receives another revival. Read More >

Nicholas Hytner’s much-lauded production of Handel’s Xerxes receives its sixth revival, with Katerina Karnéus in the title role.

In a plot with more mistaken identities than the average Shakespearean comedy, Xerxes falls in love with the woman that his brother adores. From there, loves leads everyone a merry dance until their many passions are finally resolved.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 16/11/2005

Closing Night: 15/12/2005

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Katerina Karnéus, Lawrence Zazzo/Robin Blaze, Sarah-Jane Davies, Jane Irwin, Sarah Tynan, Neal Davies, Graeme Danby

Creative

Director - Nicholas Hytner

Producer - English National Opera

Lyrics By - after Silvio Stampiglia's Xerse

About London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES

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