The Rape of Lucretia

— Benjamin Britten's haunting chamber opera

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XVIth century - Palma Giovane, The rape of Lucretia, circa 1570, oil on canvas

Up next: The Rape of Lucretia

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Coming next season Benjamin Britten’s THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA   AtG Artistic Director Joel Ivany and Music Director Topher Mokrzewski present Britten’s haunting chamber opera about the ill-fated Lucretia, whose…

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Amadeus meets The Bachelor in Against the Grain’s A Little Too Cozy | The Globe and Mail “We modern opera-goers got to feel like the original audiences to all the…

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If you’re a reality show fan, you know that programs like The Bachelor or The Bachelorette are full of inflated, overly dramatic emotional climaxes — operatic moments, if you like. “Così…

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We’re looking forward to seeing you at A Little Too Cozy! Doors open at 7pm, and the performance begins at 8pm sharp. Please arrive by 7:30pm at the latest, because…