Opera - Passport to Freedom
Audiences are welcome to attend the premiere of this contemporary opera with music by Jon Graham and libretto by Nigel Gibbons. The opera is set in current times, sung in English and classical in style. It will be performed with an orchestra under the experienced direction of Kate Wishart.
The story follows the fortunes of a gang of East European, mainly Ukrainian, migrant vegetable pickers on a remote farmland in the Fens, Lincolnshire where one of the pickers falls in love with a local English farm worker. Passions are roused leading to violent conflict with the Russian gang master revealing long-hidden secrets from the past.
1st & 2nd July 2022 – 7.45pm
3rd July – 4.00pm matinee
The Queen Victoria Hall, 7 West Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire PE8 4EJ
Fri 1 Jul to Sun 3 July