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TÊTE À TÊTE PRESENTS
The Mediterranean meets the North Sea in an extraordinary operatic voyage around the story of Odysseus, told in a unique collaboration between one of the UK’s most forward-looking opera companies and the spinners and knitters of the Shetland Islands. With Tête à Tête’s virtuoso musicianship and theatricality and the Shetland craftspeople’s timeless art, this ageless story is brought into the 21st century as they re-spin the tale of Odysseus as damaged and confused warrior, returning from a futile and savage conflict between East and West, fought on spurious pretexts.