Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SP
A concert performance of Stephen Dodgson’s chamber opera Margaret Catchpole: Two Worlds Apart – a tale of misguided loyalty, passion and fate.
Dodgson’s 1979 chamber opera tells the story of Suffolk heroine, criminal and chronicler Margaret Catchpole. The opera immerses us in the internal battle between her own good character and values, and her heartfelt loyalty to Will Laud, a smuggler – the man she loves.
Libretto by Ronald Fletcher based on the novel by Richard Cobbold.
A pre-performance talk by Anthony Cobbold will be given at 6pm.
Venue: The performance is at the Britten Studio at Snape Maltings in Suffolk.
Cast: Kate Howden, Matthew Brook, Richard Edgar-Wilson, William Morgan, Nicholas Morris, Alistair Ollerenshaw, Peter Willcock
Orchestra: Ensemble Perpetuo
Conductor: Julian Perkins
Tickets available at https://snapemaltings.co.uk/whats-on/margaret-catchpole/.