These two operas are a double-bill of mordant, bitter tales about the presumptions of youth and the indignities visited on the aged. Inspired by the beauty and delicacy of Noh Theatre, Goehr unmasks the hopes and fears of two men at different ends of their lives. Sung in in English


Darren Abrahams, Richard Burkhard, Wynne Evans, Nigel Robson, Emma Selway


Author: Alexandra Goehr
Producer: Almeida Theatre
Company: Sinfonia 21
Conductor: David Parry
Director: Tim Hopkins
Design: Tim Hopkins
Lighting: Rodney Grant
Choreographer: Kate Brown
Costume: Tanya Spooner
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Kantan and Damask Drum

Kantan and Damask Drum (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1007529652. Details of all Kantan and Damask Drum archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0576203681

Archive Listings

28 Jun 01
9 Jul 01
Almeida at King's Cross
Inner London
Greater London

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