The Stolen Moon

  • children's opera

  • Duration flexible

Words

by Jane Buckler

commissioned by the Arts Council of England's Creative Partnerships Scheme 2004
shortlisted for the British Composer Awards 2005

Cast (any number):
Mud children, Village children, The Twins (Boy and Girl), The Moon (solo, duet or quartet), The Mud King and various individual solo lines

Orchestra (8 players):
flute / alto flute / piccolo
flute / clarinet
clarinet / bass clarinet
bassoon
double bass / bass guitar
piano
keyboards
drum kit / percussion

performance history

the first performance of this work took place at Gallions School, Beckton, London

subsequent productions have taken place at the University of Northwestern Oklahoma, St Helen's Girls' School Northwood, and Pump House Youth Theatre Watford

Categories

choral - high voices accompanied; music for theatre - operas.