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Blue Work

A Christmas Carol

an opera for an ensemble of principals, chorus, dancers and orchestra

Year:  1993   ·  Duration:  1h 45m
Instrumentation:  2121; 2200; percussion; timpani; 2 keyboards; strings

Year:  1993
Duration:  1h 45m
Instrumentation  2121; 2200; percussion; tim...

Composer:   Philip Norman


Commissioned note

Commissioned by Canterbury Opera

Contents note

Based on composer's 1990 ballet of same name.

Text note

Story by Charles Dickens; Libretto by Philip Norman

Performance history

27 Nov 1993: Performed by G Gorton, soloists, Canterbry Opera, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, cond. John Hopkins, dir. Russell Kerr