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In fourteenth century China a group of workers gather to act out a play, The Chao Family Orphan. The action of the play seems to parallel the life of the opera's protagonist, a civil engineer named Chao Lin, who misinterprets it and tries to use it to predict his own destiny. But fate has a different end in store for Chao and is not to be outwitted. New Production. Sung in English. Run time approx. 2hrs 20mins inclu. interval.Performers Reno Troilus, Nicholas Warden, Toby Stafford-Allen, Jane Harrington, Kamian Thantrey, Fiona Kimm, Andrew Mackenzie-Wicks, Philip Salmon, Rebecca de Pont Davies, Sarah Redgwick, Stephen Chaundy.
Author Judith Weir. Company Scottish Opera. Director Lee Blakeley. Lighting Jenny Cane. Choreographer Kally Lloyd-Jones.
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