Everything you need to know about this Baroque bonanza, a new work created from the music of Henry Purcell — right here!
What is the story?
Masque of Might is a biting satire filled with eccentric, extravagant characters. It begins with the birth of a horrendous ruler, Diktat, who imprisons and tortures his subjects while also wreaking havoc on the environment.
But slowly, nature fights back, trees and animals begin to talk, and Diktat is driven mad. Desperate to see into the future, he visits a Seer, who reveals to him through a biblical vision of King Saul and the Witch of Endor that his days are numbered.
As Diktat’s power vanishes, the earth can at last begin to heal…