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A Child of Our Time archiveWritten at the beginning of the Second World War, the oratorio is a response to a real incident: the shooting of a Nazi official in 1938 by a desperate young Polish Jew, which triggered terrible retribution. While Tippett draws from the tradition of Bach's Passions, he uses Negro spirituals to highlight key moments of emotional tension. Running time approx. 1 hour 15 mins
Performers Susan Gritton (soprano), Sara Fulgoni (alto), Timothy Robinson (tenor), Brindley Sherratt (bass).
Music Tippett. Corporate Sponsor Sky. Corporate Sponsor Artsworld. Company English National Opera. Conductor Martyn Brabbins. Director Jonathan Kent. Design Paul Brown. Lighting Mark Henderson.

A Child of Our Time

A Child of Our Time (Concert) production archive for QTIX code T1627369211. Details of all A Child of Our Time archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1588595663

Archive Listings

21 Jan 05
28 Jan 05
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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