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The Gardeners - a new chamber opera by Robert Hugill and Joanna Wyld

When
Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 19:30
Where
Conway Hall, Holborn
Tickets
£20
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  1. The Gardeners - Robert Hugill, libretto by Joanna Wyld

The Gardeners - a new chamber opera by Robert Hugill and Joanna Wyld, premiere in concert.

Inspired by a newspaper article, The Gardeners is a new chamber opera by composer Robert Hugill and librettist Joanna Wyld.

Set in a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in a war-torn country amongst the family of gardeners who look after the cemetery, The Gardeners treats the themes of tolerance, remembrance and brotherhood using the garden as a metaphor for the possibility of growth and renewal.

The graves belong to the Dead, who once invaded the land in which they lie. Tensions rise between three generations of the same family who look after war graves in a politically divided region.

'A composer of discernment, imagination and drive' Tempo Magazine on Robert Hugill's When a man knows


Venue
Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
Holborn
London
WC1R 4RL
England
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