We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Learn more here. x

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

Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 19:30
Conway Hall, Holborn
Book Online Book by Email
Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  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

Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
This advertisement was submitted by FifteenB Productions.
Print or Save this concert's QR code

Disclaimer: We endeavour to supply full and accurate information but cannot be held responsible for any errors.
Please check with the ticket vendor before you purchase your ticket. PLEASE REPORT BAD CONTENT

©2020 Concert Diary. The interactive Concert Guide specialising in listings for Opera, Ballet and Classical Music Concerts.