First performed in 1941 and set in the pioneering days in America. Paul Bunyan is a lumberjack who never ages but grows taller every day. Paul marries and has a daughter but his wife leaves him. Later when she dies he gets his daughter back and she helps the camp cook - who decides to try and kill Paul but comes to his senses. Sung in English


Elgan Llyr Thomas (Johnny Inkslinger), Rowan Pierce (Tiny)


Author: Benjamin Britten
Lyrics: W H Auden
Producer: English National Opera
Conductor: James Henshaw
Director: Jamie Manton
Design: Camilla Clarke
Choreographer: Jasmine Ricketts
Lighting: Marc Rosette
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Paul Bunyan - Part of ENO Studio Live

Paul Bunyan - Part of ENO Studio Live (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T792268048. Details of all Paul Bunyan - Part of ENO Studio Live archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2051

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