ROH: Andrea Chenier

Andrea Chenier
A spectacular new production of Umberto Giordano’s opera of liberty and love in the French Revolution.
ROH, Live Broadcast
Director: David McVicar
Conducted By: Antonio Pappano
Starring:Jonas Kaufmann, Eva-Maria Westbroek and Željko Lučić
Umberto Giordano’s Andrea Chénier (1896) presents a fictionalized account of the last years of the French poet André Chénier, guillotined during the Reign of Terror in 1794. It is the greatest of Giordano’s operas, and shows why Puccini sometimes feared Giordano as a rival. (2hr 30min)
Tickets on sale from 18th December 2014