Political intrigue, illicit love and a disturbing prophecy fuel Verdi’s spectacular 1859 opera, based on the true story of a Swedish king who was murdered during a masked ball.

Vivid choral writing – the closing hymn perhaps Verdi’s finest – and glittering dance music provide counterpoint to an intimate portrait of three people whose conflicted loyalties are tested in public and private. 


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Free Tickets for Under 18s are now on sale. Booking is available online or over the phone on 0300 999 1000. To book online, you will first need to register as an Under 18s Booker. Free tickets are available in the pink price zone (starred seats only).