Belisario

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Donizetti's opera 'Belisario' is presented by BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers under Mark Elder, with Joyce El-Khoury (Antonina), Nicola Alaimo (Belisario), Russell Thomas (Alamiro), Camilla Roberts (Irene), Alastair Miles (Giustiniano), Julia Sporsen (Eudora), Peter Hoare (Eutropio), Graeme Broadbent (Eusebio) and Darren Jeffrey (Centurione). A concert performance.

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Sir Mark Elder has made it his mission in recent years to revive the fortunes of the great bel canto operas, with pioneering performances and persuasive, vivid recordings. In this concert staging, a collaboration with the Opera Rara record label, he tackles Donizetti's lyric tragedy Belisario, which traces the fortunes of the sixth-century Byzantine general.

Note: BBC SO Plus Study Afternoon 2.30pm-5.30pm, Mozart Room.

An afternoon exploring Donizetti's 'Belisario'. (Admission to the Study Afternoon is free to ticket-holders for the evening concert but be aware that space is limited so arrive early to avoid disappointment.)

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Event website: http://www.barbican.org.uk
Event phone: 020 7638 8891
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