Oliver's new opera, Pincher Martin, based on the novel by William Golding, has received rave reviews for its premiere performance at the Royal College of Music Britten Theatre. Writing for Bachtrack, William Hunt concluded that:
'Rudland appear[s] to have achieved that rare and valuable object: a contemporary work that is both challenging yet accessible. Despite its disturbing subject matter, it is lyrical, inventive, and above all a thoroughly engaging work.'
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