Early Earth Operas

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Three operas for children exploring creation. Read More >

The Early Earth Operas have been specially commissioned by the ENO’s education department and are inspired by children’s responses to the Book Of Genesis. Firestone explores the science of creation and is set in a world of insects and planets; Dogfight transfers the Cain and Abel story to a pack of wild dogs; and Animalarky presents the Flood myth without any human or divine involvement. Stunning animated projections, based on original children’s painting, are used to narrate key moments in the story.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 28/06/2004

Closing Night: 29/06/2004

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Cast & Creative


Director - Karen Gillingham, Steve Moffitt, Clare Whistler

Producer - ENO Baylis

Designer - Design and Animation - Dody Nash, Choral Animateur - Jo McNally

Conductor - Paul Daniel

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