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Bellini

Norma

Torn between love and loyalty to her people, what will she sacrifice?

A close-knit community’s way of life is threatened by unstoppable change. The people want war. Their priestess Norma, secretly in love with one of the enemy, resists. But now he has a new love. And in the face of his betrayal, it seems Norma is prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Award-winning director Christopher Alden returns to ENO for our first-ever production of Bellini’s masterpiece. Celebrated for its finely shaped melodies and exquisite arias, Norma is full of ravishing music.

This critically acclaimed production sets the action in a rural community in the mid-19th century. Rising star soprano Marjorie Owens sings the demanding title role, alongside Peter Auty as the love-rat Pollione who cheats on her. Bel canto specialist Stephen Lord conducts.

'Musically a first-class show'

The Guardian

‘A triumph'

The Stage

Running Time
3hrs 00mins

Tickets available from £12 – £125 / 500 tickets available at every performance for £20 or less.

Pre performance talk
24 Feb 2016
Tickets £5 (£2.50 for concessions)
Signed Performance
7 Mar 2016
Language
Sung in English, with surtitles projected above the stage
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Creative Team

Cast