Gounod’s affectionate adaptation of Shakespeare’s drama
The masked ball, the balcony scene, the marriage bed, the family crypt…Gounod’s affectionate adaptation of Shakespeare’s drama retains all of the key episodes and cloaks them in the most radiant music.
Internationally acclaimed artists Adriana Kučerová and tenor Pavol Breslik play the star-crossed lovers and are joined by a cast of outstanding Australian singers.
Maestro Marko Letonja is intimately acquainted with this most beautiful of operas having conducted Roméo et Juliette in major opera houses in Europe as well as the Arena di Verona.
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Concert performance. Sung in French with surtitles.