The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Special Day Event

Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda - Monteverdi

Friday 25th May, 2012

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Price: Admission Free

Ages: All ages

 

Directed by Dr Andrew Lawrence-King

In collaboration with Guildhall School of Music & Drama, this mini-opera recreates Monteverdi’s thrilling vision of an epic sword fight in music; complementing our current exhibition The Noble Art of the Sword: Fashion and Fencing in Renaissance Europe.

This free, drop-in performance will take place promenade style in the Great Gallery.

Combattimento will form part of a fuller programme of music, drama and talks at 6.30pm and 8.30pm on Friday 25 May. Click here for more information about evening performances, for which booking is essential.