Back to Press Releases NEW OPERA FOR CHILDREN BASED ON PHILIP PULLMAN NOVEL TOURS UK IN 2013

A new opera for children and families, The Firework-Maker’s Daughter, by award-winning British-American composer David Bruce and librettist Glyn Maxwell, will receive its world premiere in the UK in 2013 ahead of touring dates throughout the UK and a two-week run in New York.

Based on the novel of the same title by children’s author Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials), the new two-hour opera is produced by The Opera Group and Opera North, in association with the Royal Opera House and Watford Palace Theatre