Lucretia gets raped in China

Lucretia gets raped in China


norman lebrecht

August 07, 2017

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.



  • Larry says:

    Surely you could have chosen different language for the headline of this story?

  • Alex Davies says:

    What a peculiar choice for a headline.

  • zsdu95 says:

    I rarely comment on most things on the internet but I must agree with the posters above. I think you could have found a better way to post this…