opera performance

Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda)

Event Date: 
04/05/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House, Poltimore, Exeter, EX4 0AU

Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose presents a new English version of Donizetti’s Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda).

Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I go head-to-head in this historical tragedy. Donizetti’s riveting opera provides an insight both into a compelling period of British history and current tensions, and culminates in a fictitious meeting between the two rival Tudor Queens, which sizzles with vocal fireworks.

Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda)

Event Date: 
03/05/2019 - 7:30pm to 9:45pm
Venue: 
Exeter Guildhall, 203 High St, Exeter, EX4 3EB

Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose presents a new English version of Donizetti’s Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda). Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I go head-to-head in this historical tragedy. Donizetti’s riveting opera provides an insight both into a compelling period of British history and current tensions, and culminates in a fictitious meeting between the two rival Tudor Queens, which sizzles with vocal fireworks. Donizetti’s powerful melodies will be performed in a new orchestration by Paul McKenzie for six singers, accompanied by piano, clarinet and violin.