The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark

A children’s opera based on Jill Tomlinson’s classic children’s story

Music and libretto by Oliver Rudland

 

Plop is a baby barn owl with a looming occupational hazard: he’s afraid of the dark.  However, venturing beyond the nest one evening, he meets various new friends who take him on an enchanting journey through the night’s beautiful mysteries.

 

First Performance:

26th November 2011

Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge

 

Director: Oliver Rudland

Conductor: Sam Hayes

Lighting Designer: Simon Gethin Thomas

Photography: Jerome Woodwark

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