There is a fantastic range of events that take place in and around Ullswater each year that celebrate the rich diversity, local history, culture and beauty of the area. Highlights include the world famous Marmalade Festival, the popular Winter Droving, Ullswater Walking Festival or Ullswater’s very own Daff Fest. Or perhaps one of the many sporting events, such as the Ullswater Triathlon or the Epic Lakes Swim is more your cup of tea?
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LIVE FROM THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE OTELLO
28th June 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
WEDNESDAY 28 JUNE 2017
LIVE FROM THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE
World famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his debut as Otello in Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder, conducted by Antonio Pappano. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award winning director Keith Warner. A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi’s Otello draws on the full forces of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Royal Opera Chorus and this stellar line-up of principal singers, with exquisite duets, emotionally potent solo numbers and thrilling choruses. Particular highlights include Otello and Desdemona’s rapturous love duet and Desdemona’s poignant ‘Willow Song’. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this Italian masterpiece.
Café open beforehand for dinner and drinks from 5pm • 7.15pm • 180 minutes / One interval • To book, please call 01768 868000 • Free parking • For live broadcasts, performances start promptly, so please arrive 20 minutes before. Latecomers will not be admitted.
ENCORE SUNDAY 2 JULY 2017 • 2PM
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