Ariodante, Händel’s baroque opera at Les Arts
TOURISTIC AREA: City of Arts and Alameda
A classic of baroque opera, Ariodante is one that is perfect for the most exquisite and refined music lovers. Georg Friedrich Händel's opera is now coming to Les Arts.
Ariodante is inspired by novels of chivalry. The leading man is a poetic character who raises his song to fidelity and honour, in misty medieval Edinburgh. London stage director Richard Jones presents an imaginative production that reachest the highest emotional heights.
This piece was successfully premiered at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in 2014. In addition, maestro Andrea Marcon has been recognised with the Campoamor Award for the great job he has done as musical director of Ariodante.
Australian countertenor David Hansen will make his Les Arts debut as Prince Ariodante, with Christophe Dumaux as the antagonist. They will be joined by leading voices Luca Tittoto, Jane Archibald and David Portillo.
The performances of the baroque opera Ariodante will take place on March 1st, 4th and 6th. Book your tickets here.