The Water Diviner's Tale

Opera North's Big Sing

21 June - 1 July 2022

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Join us for an inspirational evening of music making as 170 pupils from schools across the North of England join forces to perform a specially commissioned arrangement of The Water Diviner’s Tale written by award winning film composer Rachel Portman and librettist Owen Sheers.

The Water Diviner’s Tale focuses on the theme of climate change and how we are all responsible for our actions on earth. School children will be performing as part of a massed choir, accompanied by professional soloists, The Water Diviner narrator and members of the Orchestra of Opera North.

Conductor: Timothy Burke
Director: Deborah Cohen
Co-Director: Lily Dyble
Designer: Catherine Morgan

Water Diviner: Jonathan Ainscough
Soprano: Marie-Claire Breen
Mezzo/Weather Forecaster: Camille Maalawy
Tenor: Joe Shovelton
Baritone: Aidan Edwards


Doors Open: 17.30
Performance: 18.00-19.00

Booking fees may apply.

Opera North's Big Sing: The Water Diviner's Tale

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