The Royal Opera House will present a livestreamed concert performance of Ariodante on Friday, 20 November at 19:30 GMT. Gerald Finley’s King of Scotland will be joined by soprano Sophie Beven as Dalinda, tenor Ed Lyon as Lurcanio, countertenor Iestyn Davies as Polinesso, and Jette Parker Link Artist Thando Mjandana as Odoardo. They will be joined by Baroque music specialist Christian Curnyn conducting the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Alex Beard, Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House, said:

“We are pleased to continue our programme of live and pre-recorded streamed and broadcast activity throughout lockdown. Whatever the challenges before us, we are determined to showcase the extraordinary talents of our remarkable community of artists and craftspeople, offering some much-needed relief and delight to audiences across the country. We very much look forward to the day we can welcome audiences back through our doors, but in the meantime I want to thank everyone for their support and encouragement.”

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