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Adriana Mater



Adriana Mater: By Kaija Saariaho
ENGLAND
LONDON  •  Barbican Hall  •  Ongoing
 
 
Kaija Saariaho: Adriana Mater (UK premiere)

In Adriana Mater, Kaija Saariaho takes as her theme the brutality of war. A woman is raped; a son is born; will the son take after his mother or his father? The son, learning of his violent conception, vows to kill his father. But an unexpected twist brings an unexpected end.

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner, conductor
Solveig Kringelborn, soprano
Monica Groop, mezzo soprano
Gordon Gietz, tenor


Barbican Centre Web Site



Detailed schedule information:
7:30 pm

Contact: Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS
Tel: (44) 020 7638 4141

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