Hélène seeks justice for her murdered brother, as revenge and revolution set the scene for Les vêpres siciliennes. As Hélène's sweetheart Henri, together with fellow rebel Procida, prepare to destroy his killer Montfort, a dark secret is revealed. Among the confusion and betrayal, the sound of wedding bells ring out, signalling the massacre that will destroy them all.
Based around true events which occurred in Sicily in 1282, Verdi's grand opera features wonderful choruses and breath-taking arias, including the Bolero. In this striking new production, Director David Pountney and the creative team behind La forza del destino and Un ballo in maschera reunite to complete WNO’s Verdi Trilogy.
Co-production with Theater Bonn
Sung in French, with English and Welsh surtitles
Recommended age 7+
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FREE Pre-Performance Talk at Southampton City Art Gallery
21 March | 5.15pm | Southampton City Art Gallery | Running Time: Approx. 30 mins
Join us for a chance to discover more about Les vêpres siciliennes in this question and answer session. Have a burning question that you want to ask about the production? Do you want to know about the set, the performers, what life on tour is like, or where they trained to become a professional?
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