The Abduction from the Seraglio
Cultures collide in Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio, a new co-production from Canadian Opera Company and Opéra de Lyon.
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The story of European captives of a Muslim pasha in the Ottoman Empire, Abduction is ripe with the possibility of violent confrontation. But celebrated Lebanese-Canadian writer Wajdi Mouawad's direction deftly avoids caricature, and the brilliant humanity of Mozart’s characters shines in a new way.
3hr 30min (incl. 1 intermission)