The Birds Ed Hughes

The Birds cover
Text/libretto by
Glyn Maxwell
Duration
60 mins
Composed
2005
Published
2005
Categories

Opera & Theatre Opera Voice, accompanied Voice(s) & 1-3 Instruments

Instrumentation
3 Soprano, 1 Mezzo Soprano, 2 Countertenor, 1 Tenor, 3 Baritone, 1 Actor, 1 Percussion, 1 Violoncello, 1 Electronics, 1 Tape

Purchasing options

Full score ISMN 57036-002-4 £60.00

10 voices, actor, cello, percussion and electronics

Programme note

An opera in twelve scenes.

Commissioned by the City of London Festival for The Opera Group with the award of the Gresham Prize from Gresham College.

More information on The Birds project here: http://www.ifagiolini.com/projects/the-birds

Premiere
The Opera Group and I Fagiolini, City of London Festival, 29th June 2005