Alceste (2000)

Original id: 
Start date: 
11 December 2000
End date: 
15 December 2000
Production notes: 
This music, composed in 1750 for the lost masque by the novelist Tobias Smollett, was Handel's second engagement with the myth (Macintosh, Cahiers du GITA, no.14, 2001, p.284). The production was revived in 2002 (ID 5536).
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Alkestis Euripides
Person Role Notes
Nick Ashton Actor Thanatos
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) Composer
Tom Hawkes Director
Elizabeth Lea Actor Alceste
Christopher Tudor Actor Admetus
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Royal Opera House (London, Greater London, England) 11 December, 2000 to 15 December, 2000 the première of this work at the ROH; performed in the Linbury Studio Theatre
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Alcestis on the British stage Photocopy archive 281, 284
Alceste Programme archive

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