#AtGLucretia
July 14–17, 2016

AtG Artistic Director Joel Ivany and Music Director Topher Mokrzewski present Britten’s haunting chamber opera about the ill-fated Lucretia, whose was rape by Tarquinius Sextus — son of the Etruscan King of Rome — and consequent suicide spurred the revolution that toppled the monarchy and brought about the Roman Republic.

The Rape of Lucretia will be developed and debuted at The Banff Centre this summer (stage direction by Paul Curran), followed by a semi-staged sneak peek at Toronto Summer Music Festival (stage direction by Anna Theodosakis).

Dates

The Banff Centre

July 14–17,2016

Toronto Summer Music Festival

Friday, July 22, 2016

Presenting Partners

Canadian Opera Company
The Banff Centre