The Angel Esmeralda


Guildhall School presents the world premiere of a new opera commissioned by Scottish Opera, adapted from Don DeLillo's short story with music by Lliam Paterson and libretto by Pamela Carter.
The Angel Esmeralda at Barbican Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Barbican Theatre
Starts: Monday 24 February 2020
Closes: Monday 2 March 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


Guildhall School presents the world premiere of a new opera commissioned by Scottish Opera, adapted from Don DeLillo's short story with music by Lliam Paterson and libretto by Pamela Carter.


A mysterious girl witnessed clambering across the ruins of a South Bronx estate dies ... or does she?


Composed by Guildhall alumnus Lliam Paterson - Former Scottish Opera Emerging Artist Composer in Residence - this new opera is based on Don DeLillo's captivating short story, described by the New York Times as "a dazzlingly told tale of despair and ruination, the dream of redemption and the testing of faith".


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Postal address:
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS

Box office tel: 020 7638 8891

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 24 February 2020

Closes:Monday 2 March 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£25

Concessions:
£15

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Creatives


Composer: Lliam Paterson
Lyricist: Pamela Carter (librettist)
Director: Martin Lloyd-Evans
Designer: Gregor Donnelly
Lighting: Robbie Butler
Production: Guildhall School

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