Hadrian

October 13 - 27, 2018

Canadian Opera Company

Composer(s): Rufus Wainwright
Lyricist(s): Daniel MacIvor

Directed by:
Peter Hinton

Featuring:
Thomas Hampson
Karita Mattila
Isaiah Bell
Ambur Braid

Emperor Hadrian is devastated after his lover Antinous drowns in the Nile River. While matters of state encroach on his grief, and advisors clamour for war against a radical new threat to the Empire, Hadrian slips out of time to re-encounter the vision and reality of Antinous—and learn the truth about what happened on the Nile.

Upcoming Performances

No performances scheduled.

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