Britten’s Rape of Lucretia will play this weekend in Tianjin, China, in what the organisers believe will be the work’s Asian premiere.
Nigel Robson plays Male Chorus, Sarah Castle is Lucretia and Madeleine Pierard is Female Chorus. The rest of the cast are Chinese. The Tianjin Symphony orchestra is conducted by Muhai Tang. The director is Niv Hoffman.