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Reception in honour of Giorgio Battistelli on the eve of the World Premiere of his new opera WAKE, at The Italian Cultural Institute, London

LONDON, March 13 – The Italian Cultural Institute, London, hosted a reception in honour of Giorgio Battistelli on the eve of the World Premiere of his new opera WAKE, commissioned by the Birmingham Opera Company.

(l-R) Graham Vick, Sarah Woods Giorgio Battistelli

The opera, with words by Sarah Woods, is the result of an international collaboration between two major Italy-UK artists, director Graham Vick and composer Giorgio Battistelli.

     

On March 14, the Birmingham Opera Company Orchestra and the Birmingham Opera Company Chorus and Actors present the world premiere of Wake

   Wake is an opera inspired by the miracle of the resurrection of Lazarus in the New Testament.

 

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