BEOWULF

An opera (or dramatic cantata) in one act, to a libretto by Roger Harcourt, for a chorus of young voices, soprano, tenor and baritone solos and small orchestra.

  • 1993
  • 45 minutes
  • Click here for the libretto
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REVIEWS

I like this work very much, dare I say it’s my favourite! I’m just a simple tunes man at heart!

It hits you from the word go and keeps your attention all the way through. There are some truly beautiful moments.

Malcolm Crane

PUBLISHED BY

‘Beowulf’ is available from Richard Lambert Music.

RECORDINGS

Recording (edited from first production) available to aid chorus preparation – Prism Sound Ltd

PERFORMANCES

  1. 8 and 9 May 1993 (three performances) at Royston Parish Church (Herts, UK), Joanne Bibbey (soprano), Anthony Tootal (tenor), Frank Wright (baritone), choirs from Ralph Sadleir Middle School, Puckeridge, Greneway School, Royston and Edwinstree Middle School, Buntingford, invited orchestra, leader Janet Hicks. Richard Lambert (conductor).

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