Assassinio nella cattedrale (Murder in the Cathedral), tragedy in two acts and one intermezzo by Ildebrando Pizzetti (libretto by the composer) after the play Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot, will have its Frankfurt premiere on 1st May at the Frankfurt Opera. The orchestra will be conducted by Martyn Brabbins; chorus master Michael Clark; director Keith Warner; set designer Tilo Steffens; costume designer Julia Müer; lighting designer Olaf Winter. Additional performances are forseen on 5th, 8th, 12th, 15th, 21st, 27th and 29th May.
Assassinio nella cattedrale was first performed on 1st March 1958, at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan.