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design exhibition in London

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics

Monday 02 October 2017 – Sunday 25 February 2018

Exhibition telling the story of 400 years of European opera history through fashion, paintings, sculpture, maps, scores, photography and multimedia. The exhibits focus on seven historical operas and premieres: Venice (Monteverdi, L'Incoranazione di Poppea, 1642); London (Handel, Rinaldo, 1711); Vienna (Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro, 1786); Milan (Verdi, Nabucco, 1842); Paris (Wagner Tannhauser, 1861); Dresden (Strauss, Salome, 1905) and St Petersburg (Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, 1934)

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Victoria & Albert Museum
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL
phone 020 7942 2000
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