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The Rape of Lucretia

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 8:00pm
Friday, April 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 2:00pm
The Boston Conservatory Theater

Benjamin Britten's gripping chamber opera about self-possession and self-destruction is set in a civilization devastated by the atrocities of war. Morality and mortality are obscured in this story of a lustful and obsessive leader's determination to destroy and conquer the last remaining hope of purity and faithfulness. Sung in English with supertitles.

The Rape of Lucretia is for mature audiences only due to sexual content and graphic violence.  

$30 - Premium Seating
$25 - Regular Seating

Music by Benjamin Britten
Libretto by Ronald Duncan
Based on the play Le Viol de Lucrèce by André Obey
Conducted by Andrew Altenbach
Directed by Nathan Troup 

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