The Rape of Lucretia (Britten), 2015

The Rape of Lucretia (Britten), 2015

Fiona Shaw takes on Britten's emotionally heart-wrenching and lyrically beautiful opera.

Photo: Robbie Jack

The Rape of Lucretia (Britten), 2015
  • The Rape of Lucretia - full opera

    ‘Opera at its most nakedly powerful’.

    This is how the Daily Telegraph described Fiona Shaw’s production of The Rape of Lucretia, first presented on the Glyndebourne Tour 2013 in celebration of the centenary of one of England’s greatest composers.

    Britten coined the term ‘chamber opera’ to descr...