Idomeneo is one of Mozart’s lesser-performed works, telling the story of a Greek hero who is forced to choose between the life of his son and a horrifying promise that he made in the past to the God of the Sea. Featuring show-stopping arias, plenty of emotion and an electrifying cast, this is an unmissable theatrical event that showcases Opera Atelier’s stunning company.
Further casting includes Colin Ainsworth as Idomeneo, Wallis Giunta as Idamante, Meghan Lindsay as Ilia, Olivier Laquerre as Arbace, Douglas Williams as Neptune and Bradley Christensen as Priest.
The production also features Artists of Atelier Ballet, the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra under the music direction of Elisa Citterio and conducting skills of David Fallis, as well as the Chorus of the University of Toronto Schola Catorum and the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music, directed by Daniel Taylor.
Featuring a thrilling, moving score and spectacular performances from some of opera’s leading vocalists, Opera Atelier’s Idomeneo plays at the Ed Mirvish Theatre for a strictly limited number of performances. The production runs from 4 April to 13 April 2019.
Please note that the production is performed in Italian with English surtitles.
Recommended forOpera fans and those who follow Opera Atelier’s work should visit this glorious production, which is guaranteed to be deeply moving.
Age Recommendations: No under 2's