Renee Fleming in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier

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, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London 51.512888 -0.122369
Dates & Time:
, 20th, 22nd December 2016, 8th, 11th, 14th, 17th and
Running time:
4 hours 30 mins, with interval
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From roh.org.uk
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Director -- Robert Carsen
Composer -- R Strauss
Conductor -- Andris Nelsons
Cast -- (the cast may change on different dates) Renee Fleming, Alice Coote, Rachel Willis-Sorensen

Richard Strauss's Viennese comedy "Der Rosenkavalier" tells the tale of the Marschallin and Octavian, who tries to save the beautiful young Sophie von Faninal from a loveless marriage with the elderly Baron Ochs.

By disguising himself as a serving wench, Octavian manages to grab the lecherous Baron's attentions and carefully arranges for Sophie's father to see it, leaving her free to marry Octavian instead.

Renee Fleming is a celebrated American soprano who has performed in all of the world’s great opera houses and concert halls. Her best-known roles include the lead in Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’, Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ and ‘Otello’, and Massenet’s ‘Thais’ and ‘Manon’.

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