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Music. Power. Jealousy.
Adam Gillen stunningly moving as Mozart with Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: A Comedy of Errors)as Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world – and he’s determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy his name. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music, and ultimately, with God.
“Epic..wonderful. A stupendous revival” 5 STARS! TIME OUT LONDON.
“Note perfect…fresh, vital and musically inventive” 5 STARS! DAILY TELEGRAPH(UK)
“Thrillingly fresh, imaginative revival. Triumphant! ” 5 STARS! INDEPENDENT.
“A stunning piece of theatre…” THE GUARDIAN.
“A soaring song of genius and jealousy” EVENING STANDARD.