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Verdi’s Falstaff

May 7, 2024 – May 18, 2024
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Tickets from Prices: 120TL, 170TL, 225TL, 335TL, 455TL.

The Istanbul State Opera and Ballet company, conducted by Tolga Atalay Ün, are to perform the opera that has been described as Giuseppe Verdi’s ‘final masterpiece’. The work is an adaptation of two plays by Shakespeare – The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry IV – and the director for this performance is Renato Bonajuto.

The İKSV website gives us some general information:

Set in 14th-century England, the work tells the story of a chain of events that begins with the fat womaniser Falstaff, one of the most amusing characters created by Shakespeare, trying to seduce Alice Ford and Meg Page, who are married and close friends, at the same time. In this comedy, it is emphasised that everything is a joke in this world full of fools after experiencing confusion about love, money, ambition, and all human emotions.

Three performances:

Wednesday May 8 (20:00)

Saturday May 11 (16:00)

Saturday May 18 (16:00)

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