Berwick Festival Opera: Byre Opera: Xerxes

Selected dates from Sat 30 Jun to Sun 01 Jul

16:00, 19:30

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Byre Opera return to The Maltings following 2017s Cunning Little Vixen.

"...marvellous performances...absolutely superb" - The Courier on Xerxes

“A testament to the quality of the music-making at St Andrews.” - The Herald on The Turn of the Screw


Byre Opera’s production will offer a contemporary take on Handel’s classic tragicomedy, sung in Nicholas Hynter’s English translation. It will reunite the director-and-designer team of Tania Holland Williams and Gregor Donnelly who collaborated so successfully on The Turn of the Screw for Byre Opera two years ago, and will feature a period-instrument ensemble, The Fitzwilliam Band, and conducted by Michael Downes.