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Between Worlds

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Tansy Davies, Nick Drake and Deborah Warner combine for this highly anticipated new opera inspired by the events of 9/11. Read More >

Tansy Davies, Nick Drake and Deborah Warner combine for this highly anticipated new opera, Between Worlds, inspired by the events of 9/11.

Between Worlds is billed as a “sensitive, spiritual and uplifting” opera following an eclectic collection of individuals trapped high in one of the Twin Towers, caught between life and death, earth and heaven.

Composer Davies was nominated for a South Bank Sky Arts Award in 2011 for As With Voices And With Tears, her requiem for choir, strings and electronics.

Warner is a regular with both the Barbican and the English National Opera. Her work was last seen at the Barbican with The Testament Of Mary, while her ENO works include Death In Venice and Eugene Onegin.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 11/04/2015

Closing Night: 25/04/2015

Running time: 1h30

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Cast & Creative


Susan Bickley, Eric Greene, Rhian Lois, Clare Presland, Philip Rhodes, Andrew Watts


Director - Deborah Warner

Designer - Michael Levine

Choreographer - Kim Brandstrup

Conductor - Gerry Cornelius

Lighting Designer - Jean Kalman

Music By - Tansy Davies

About Barbican Theatre

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