In 2027, as a crew hurtles through space on the first one-way mission to Mars, humanity holds its breath: can the planet be colonised? And will Venus take it lying down? Mythology meets sci-fact in this post-baroque opera.
Drawn from two little-known plays by Lorca, this features a plot that's surreal and imaginative. A superb cast directed by David Edwards and conducted by Ed Spanjaard premiered the work which was supported by the RVW Trust, the Golsoncott Foundation and the Gemma Classical Music Trust.
A dark comedy with some serious underlying issues, this work re-visits a controversial exhibition of contemporary art in 1971. A virtuoso piece for 5 singers with violin and cello - and a set featuring an inflatable paddling pool