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Beyond the surface: Simon Boccanegra

5 min

The impactful story of Simon Boccanegra invites the audience on a visually refined journey through modern day Italy. This rarely performed opera by Verdi is a sombre and instantly captivating thriller about political power struggles and family secrets across generations.

Watch the video and hear what the understudy bass Matti Turunen for the role of Jacopo Fiesco, the baritone Vladimir Stoyanov who sings the title role, and the project manager Sophie Baker of Anish Kapoor Studio have to say about their work and the opera.

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