Chamber opera for 4 singers and string quartet
The London International Opera Festival
Libretto by Nicholas
Till (also Director)
after short story by EM Forster,
with Modern Music Theatre Troupe.
For soloists and string quartet
...the word-setting is easy, fluent and pointed, the humour as obvious as Till's but
The result in Barker's hands was effective as theatre, with a
swift-moving structure and fast-moving action...Musical Times
excerpt from Albergo Empedocle
1 act; ca. 60 mins, 2 sop, ten, bar,
bass; string quartet.
with funds from Arts Council of GB