THE WORLD PREMIERE OF ROHM’S PRODUCTION IN COLLABORATION WITH LOS ANGELES OPERA, TEATRO DELL’OPERA DI ROMA, FONDAZIONE ARENA DI VERONA, TEATRO CARLO FELICE DI GENOVA, CAIRO OPERA HOUSE, ASTANA OPERA, NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS OF BEIJING, SHANGHAI ORIENTAL ART CENTER AND OPERA AUSTRALIA Léo Delibes’ beautiful opera, Lakmé, reflects the global depth of ROHM’s vision for the season. In the era of the British Raj in India, the lovely Hindu Priestess Lakmé and a British Officer fall in love with tragic consequences. Delicate orchestration, melodic richness and warm expressiveness characterise the music, while Oriental colour is expressed with incantations, dances and a stunning market scene. This exciting world premiere is directed by Davide Livermore, with a stellar cast. The orchestra and chorus of Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova is conducted by Jordi Bernàcer.
March 28,29,30 2019
Royal Opera House