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Welsh National Opera - Les Vepres Siciliennes

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Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

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Sat 14 Mar 2020

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Based around true events which occurred in Sicily in 1282, Verdi’s grand opera features wonderful choruses and breath-taking arias, including the Bolero.

Bristol Hippodrome Theatrechange

Sat 14 Mar 2020
St Augustine’s Parade Bristol BS1 4UZ
Sat at 18.30
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]

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.

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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 surtitles

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Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

St Augustine’s Parade Bristol BS1 4UZ
Bristol Temple Meads
Monday to Saturday, 12:00 - 19:30
Around show-times, service priority is given to 'today’s performance' sales and pre-paid collections. Where possible, please try to make any advance bookings before 18.00, in order to avoid queues.
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Bars open one hour before performance begins. The Piano Bar opens 90 minutes before the show where you can indulge with cocktails and champagne by the glass.
Hospitality suites available for private hire on 0117 302 3310.
Limited cloakroom facilities available.

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The Bristol Hippodrome, the city’s very own West End theatre, opened its doors on 16 December 1912 when the curtain rose for the first time on what was generally agreed to be Oswald Stoll’s most magnificent provincial theatre.

It is a superb example of the grand architecture of the late Victorian era and is one of the masterpieces of design by Frank Matcham, the most eminent theatre architect of his time.

Towards the beginning of the century, the theatre staged a variety of acts as a Music Hall. Since then, and due to the fact that it has one of the largest theatre stages in Britain, The Bristol Hippodrome has established itself on the touring circuit for all major musical productions, thus becoming known as Bristol’s West End Theatre.

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Bristol Hippodrome Theatrechange

Sat 14 Mar 2020
St Augustine’s Parade Bristol BS1 4UZ
Sat at 18.30
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]