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Main House English Touring Opera

The Golden Cockerel

by Rimsky-Korsakov
  • 30 May
The Golden Cockerel

Event Information

Evenings 7.30pm

No performance info available

English Touring Opera returns to Bath with a poetic production of the most popular of operas, and a lively new production of a comic Russian fantasy by Rimsky-Korsakov.

The Golden Cockerel was the final – and favourite – opera of Rimsky-Korsakov, the brilliant Russian whose exotic orchestration has made similar works such as Scheherezade so popular. A daring satire on the last days of the Romanov empire, and in particular the debacle of the Russo-Japanese War, it is as explosive as it is charming.

A pre-show talk will take place before the performance at 6.30pm. Join the English Touring Opera creatives behind the productions for a talk about their history, context, interesting facts and an opportunity to ask questions. These talks are free to ticketholders but must be booked in advance.

Please note this performance will include Strobe Lighting

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Monday 30 May 2022

Evenings 7.30pm

Tickets from £25

A booking fee of £2.50 per ticket applies

Led by new ETO Music Director Gerry Cornelius and ETO Director James Conway, with Grant Doyle (most recently ETO’s Macbeth) in the role of the sleepy Emperor Dodon, this promises to be an evening of fantasy, mischief, and enough musical delight to ice a lemon cake!

Box Office phonelines are currently open from 10am – 6pm Monday – Saturday.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance, unless otherwise stated.

Tickets for Main House productions may include a £2.50 building levy.

Please see the ACCESS page for details regarding our Access Register and associated discounts.

A booking fee of £2.50 per ticket applies to all bookings.

There is a lift for wheelchair users from the Theatre foyer to the Stalls and Royal Circle levels. The Dress Circle and Grand Circle are stair access only.

Full booking terms & conditions can be found here

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