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The Rape of Lucretia

Opera: Work details

Composer: Benjamin Britten
Music title: The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37
Librettist: Ronald Duncan
Work definition: Opera in two acts
After: After the play 'Le viol de Lucrèce' by André Obey
Language: English
World premiere: 12 July 1946, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Glyndebourne
ROH premiere: 10 October 1947, English Opera Group
ROH company premiere: 26 April 2004, The Royal Opera, Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Productions
The Rape of Lucretia (2004) The Royal Opera (6 performances online)