Wriitten On Skin — at the Royal Opera House (Jan 2017)

Address:
, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London 51.512888 -0.122369
Dates & Time:
, 18th, 23rd, 27th and
Running time:
1 hour 30 mins
Tickets & Cost:
From roh.org.uk
Tel:
0207 304 4000
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Written On Skin

Director: Katie Mitchell; Composer: George Benjamin

"Written On Skin" tells the story of a young artist commissioned to create an illuminated book to celebrate his Protector's power. But the book ends up sparking a rebellion in the Protector's submissive wife, when she compels the artist to depict their secret relationship in his pictures.

The Protector realises what they are showing him, moving the opera to its powerful and tragic conclusion.

 

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