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The Lion’s Face

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An opera following four characters who are touched in different ways by memory loss and ageing. Read More >

A compassionte story with drama and wit, The Lion’s Face follows four characters who are touched in different ways by memory loss and ageing. The opera begins with one apparently trivial event – a man forgets his own birthday – but it proves to be the beginning of something of overwhelming significance. Moving and heartfelt, this new opera explores a retreat into an inner world in which the patient’s ability to communicate with the world diminishes with the loss of perception and language.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 20/07/2010

Closing Night: 29/07/2010

Running time: 2hr

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Cast & Creative


Director - John Fulljames

Producer - The Opera Group, Brighton Dome and Festival and Watford Palace Theatre

Designer - Alex Lowde

Conductor - Nicholas Collon

Lighting Designer - Jon Clark

Sound - Fergus O'Hare

Author - Elena Langer and Glyn Maxwell

Music By - Elena Langer

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