The famous aria “Ah, Mes Amis,” with its nine high Cs, is one of opera’s most show-stopping numbers.
Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena take on the challenging vocal fireworks in this revival, a co-production with London’s Royal Opera House and the Wiener StaatsoperLaurent Pelly’s hilarious staging. Orphaned as a small child and raised by an entire army regiment, the spirited Marie has grown up as the regiment’s ‘daughter’, raising morale and spreading joy. Tonio, a local man, falls in love with her and even joins the army for her sake. But a chance encounter with a noblewoman sparks a sudden revelation, and a tale unfolds of secret identities, long-lost family, and murky pasts.
VenueThe McMillan Theatre
AddressCollege Way, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset,
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