skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

ADVERTISEMENT | Become a sponsor today!

San Diego Opera Presents 'Murder In The Cathedral'

    THIS EVENT IS IN THE PAST!

  • WHEN Multiple dates from Mar 30 - Apr 7, 2013[days & times]
  • WHERE San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Avenue, San Diego
    Map | Website
  • AGES All ages
  • COST $45 - $275

West Coast Premiere. Archbishop Thomas Becket, brutally murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in December 1170 defending his church against the intrusions of King Henry II, became a Christian martyr and Saint at whose tomb Henry was forced to pay penance.

Did Henry order the murder or did his knights take matters into their own hands? Based on the T. S. Eliot play, the opera covers the last month of Becket’s life as he struggles with politics, religion and temptation.

Susan Neves and Helene Schneiderman lead the women of Canterbury commenting on the action while unable to interfere with events which seem ordained to happen. Conducted by La Scala’s Donato Renzetti, in his debut here, and directed by Ian Campbell, this is the first professional performance of "Murder in the Cathedral" in America, combining faith, passion, tragedy and hope.

Sung in Italian with English translations above the stage.

Performance Dates:
March 30, April 2, 5 and 7 (matinee)

For more information, visit http://www.sdopera.com/Operas/Murder_in_the_Cathedral

Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 3rd Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional graphic for "Murder In The Cathedral" performing at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Courtesy of San Diego Civic Theatre.

Above: Promotional graphic for "Murder In The Cathedral" performing at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Courtesy of San Diego Civic Theatre.

Categories

Related links

Submit a correction for this event

ADVERTISEMENT | Become a sponsor today!