The World's Wife
We do our best, we Queens, we mothers, mothers of Queens. That saying? Behind every famous man...? From Mrs Darwin to Queen Kong, Carol Ann Duffy's The World's Wife is a poetry collection that takes a swipe at the famous men of history and myth from their spouses' perspective. Composer Tom Green has transformed these firework poems in to a 21st century opera for solo soprano and string quartet and loop pedals. Join us for the debut of a radical new operatic voice, as five onstage musicians construct disembodied choirs and armies of string quartets to tell a story we all share.
Archive :: production:T596579233, opera or operetta:S0238402016, venue:V1984858935
Sung in English with surtitles in Enblish Weston Studio