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Friday 28 October 2022, 7pm

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English Touring Opera: Agrippina

English Touring Opera: Agrippina

Presented by Saffron Hall in association with English Touring Opera

Handel’s masterpiece of political intrigue is the most devilish of comedies, bringing the machinations of one of opera’s most notorious characters to life in a text penned by a Roman cardinal.

Agrippina was an early success of Handel’s, and is presented in a revival of ETO’s 2013 production alongside ETO’s period instrument partners The Old Street Band, with stunning set and costume designs by Samal Blak, performed in a rapier-sharp English translation.

Stage Effects
Please note that this production features the use of haze, naked flames and flashing lights throughout.

Pre-concert talk
English Touring Opera will be running a free pre-concert talk for this event, which will take place between 6pm and 6.30pm in Room E7. Members of the creative team will share insights into this revival of Handel's Agrippina. There will be plenty of signs to show you the way and our stewards will be on hand to direct you when you arrive.

Our shuttle bus will run from 5.30pm until 7pm before this event to accommodate for this.


This performance is supported by a circle of high level members

Performance information

Running time

3 hours

Booking information


Under 25s can purchase half price tickets for this show.

Ten for £10

This event is not part of our Ten for £10 scheme.

Programme and performers


  • George Frideric Handel Agrippina


  • The Old Street Band
  • Leo Duarte conductor
  • Samal Blak set & costume design

Information for your visit

Friday 28 October 2022, 7pm


All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

Additional information


For this event, drinks are not allowed in the auditorium.


We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

Booster seats not available

Buggy parking not available

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