Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
September 30, 2017 - February 25, 2018
Told through the lens of seven premieres in seven cities, this immersive exhibition takes you on a journey through nearly 400 years, culminating in the international explosion of opera in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Free to Members of the AFV&A and V&A (£19.00 for non-members)
The Ballet Scene from Meyerbeer’s Opera Robert Le Diable, oil painting, Edgar Degas, 1876, France. Museum no. CAI.19. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London