Samson et Dalila
Author(s): Music Camille Saint-Saëns, libretto Ferdinand Lemaire
Company: The Royal Opera
Running time: 2h 40min approx
Pious restraint comes face to face with sensuous hedonism in Camille Saint-Saëns’s grand-opera retelling of the Bible story of Samson and Delilah.
Multi-Olivier Award winning director Richard Jones returns to The Royal Opera. Elīna Garanča stars as the Philistine Dalila, SeokJong Baek as the inspiring Jewish hero Samson and Antonio Pappano conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.