Between Worlds

Between Worlds
Opera in 11 Scenes

Libretto by Nick Drake, set to music by Tansy Davies Vocal Libretto Item: 12-0571539106
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Between Worlds, the highly anticipated operatic debut from Tansy Davies to a libretto by Nick Drake, opened at London's Barbican Theatre on April 11, 2015. A bold and highly individual response to the events of 9/11, the opera---commissioned by English National Opera---brings Davies and Drake together with acclaimed director Deborah Warner. A disparate group of individuals is trapped high up in one of the Twin Towers, caught between earth and heaven, life and death. As the work progresses it opens out to a universal panorama of human beings in extremis. Drake's libretto deftly weaves together a wide variety of texts, from actual communications sent on the morning of 9/11 to passages from the Latin Requiem Mass.


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Series: Faber Edition
Composed by: Tansy Davies
Instrument: Voice
Format: Libretto
Item Number: 12-0571539106
ISBN 10: 0-571-53910-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-571-53910-9
UPC: 9780571539109

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