The Importance of Being Earnest at Barbican Hall (26 April, 19:30)

Oscar Wilde’s enduringly popular play – The Importance of Being Earnest – has been transformed by Gerald Barry into a fantastic new opera. Thomas Adès conducts Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and a superb cast of singers in the European premiere performances in London and Birmingham.

Book now for the European premiere of this unmissable opera

Gerald Barry: The Importance of Being Earnest (European premiere)

26 April 2012, 7:30pm
Barbican Hall
Tickets: £10 / 17.50 / 25
28 April 2012, 7pm
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

 Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Thomas Adès conductor
Barbara Hannigan Cecily Cardew
Peter Tantsits John Worthing
Joshua Bloom Algernon Moncrieff
Katalin Karolyi Gwendolen Fairfax
Hilary Summers Miss Prism
Alan Ewing Lady Bracknell
Benjamin Bevan Lane/Merriman

Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director & Barbican, London, and produced by the Barbican in association with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.