“Safe, they told us: To keep us safe.
Protected, like children. Like children.
I brought my child into this city
And I thought my child was safe.”
Short opera set in a near-future dystopia, exploring themes of alienation and personal freedom. Premiered 2015 in the Britten Theatre at the Royal College of Music, in association with Tête-à-Tête Opera.
Writer: Laura Attridge
Composer: Lewis Murphy
Director: Bill Bankes-Jones
Conductor: Tim Murray