Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ (opera)

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Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London 51.512888 -0.122369
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3 hours 10 mins, with interval
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Director -- Keith Warner
Composer -- Andre Tchaikowsky

"The Merchant of Venice" tells the story of a wealthy heiress Portia, who is forced to set her suitors a challenge: win, and they will win her hand in marriage; but lose, and they will lose much more than a hand!

Bassanio manages to borrow some money from his friend to finance his attempt, but Antonio is forced to take out a loan from the most famous moneylender in theatre -- Shylock. If he cannot repay the money then Shylock wants a pound of his flesh instead.

"The Merchant of Venice" was the only opera by the pianist and composer Andre Tchaikowsky, before he succumbed to cancer at the age of 46.

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