Based on the novel by William Styron, this opera from British composer Nicholas Maw stars Gordon Gietz as Stingo, a writer who becomes entangled in the tempestuous life of Holocaust survivor Sophie (Angelika Kirchschlager) and soon discovers her heartrending secret. Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and the Royal Opera Chorus in this production, which was filmed live in London in 2002.

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