After a successful tour with Carmen and Madama Butterfly last year, Russian State Opera returns with another beautiful production of one of the greatest opera classics – Tosca. Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live orchestra, this Puccini masterpiece will be sure to intrigue and fascinate you.
Tosca is a melodrama where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level. Originally set in Rome in 1800s, it tells the story of two idealistic lovers, Tosca and Cavaradossi. Their trust is set to be tested by Scarpia, the ruthless police officer who has no boundaries. Scarpia has sentenced Cavaradossi to death. The officer is prepared to let Cavaradossi go if Tosca is willing to spend the night with Scarpia…
One of the most emotionally engaging and popular operas of all time, this haunting tragedy with its breathtaking arias, will transport you to the world of romantic Rome, full of drama, passion, love, and betrayal.
“By far the best company to bring Russian opera to British audiences” (StageTalk)
Sung in Italian with English surtitles.