Amanda Foreman

Sun 7 July 2019

Georgiana – Duchess of Devonshire

Amanda Foreman’s dazzling debut biography burst onto the literary scene in 1998 winning the Whitbread Prize. Made into a film – The Duchess – with Keira Knightley, the book has continued to genuinely earn the title ‘bestseller’. Amanda Foreman joins us from New York to discuss the life of Georgiana in a companion piece to our specially commissioned opera of the same name. Join Georgiana librettist Michael Williams for a lively and erudite discussion on this enigmatic and captivating Derbyshire and British icon.

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The World Premiere of a specially commissioned 40th Anniversary opera pasticcio, celebrating the life and times of Georgiana Cavendish, the 5th Duchess of Devonshire.

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