IL RITORNO D’ULISSE IN PATRIA: Claudio Monteverdi, 1639. Ulysses returns home to his wife Penelope, to find her beseiged by free-loading suitors. His revenge is swift and bloody. Original commission from Birmingham Opera Company for Graham Vick’s production subsequently reworked for English National Opera (Benedict Andrews), The Royal Opera House (John Fulljames) and The Kilkenny Festival (Patrick Mason). Please get in touch if you would like any of the sections in a separate format.