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This Halloween, Gothic Opera presents Maria de Rudenz by Donizetti, fully staged with a new arrangement for chamber orchestra, at historic venue Battersea Arts Centre, London. This production will be the first time Maria de Rudenz has been staged in the UK. 

Maria de Rudenz is inspired by an episode of Matthew Gregory Lewis's gothic novel The Monk, and tells a gory story of deceit, murder, betrayal, and resurrection from the dead. It premiered in 1838 in Venice.

Performances will take place between Thursday 31 October- Saturday 2 November 2024. General booking opens on Monday 2 September.

Director: Lysanne van Overbeek

Conductor: Anna Castro Grinstein

Arranger: Leon Haxby

Producer: Helene Mathiesen

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