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Gloriana

2018
2h 44m
Music
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Cast

Anna Caterina Antonacci (Queen Elizabeth I)Leonardo Capalbo (Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex)Paula Murrihy (Frances, Countess of Essex)Duncan Rock (Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy)Sophie Bevan (Penelope, Lady Rich)Leigh Melrose (Sir Robert Cecil)David Soar (Sir Walter Raleigh)Benedict Nelson (Henry Cuffe)Elena Copons (A Lady-in-Waiting)James Creswell (A Blind Ballad-Singer)Sam Furness (The Spirit of the Masque)Àlex Sanmartí (The City Crier)Scott Wilde (The Recorder of Norwhich)Itxaro Mentxaka (A Housewife)Gerardo Lopez (The Master of Ceremonies)Dan Thomas (Vihuela)

Director

Stéphane Lebard

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Synopsis

An opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten. In her repeated clashes with the Earl of Essex-a longtime favorite of the queen who was ultimately put to death for treason-Elizabeth I is depicted as flawed and vain, human and sympathetic.

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