Bird of Night

Opera: Work details

Composer: Dominique Le Gendre
Librettist: Paul Bentley
Work definition: Opera in two acts
Language: English
Notes: Commissioned by The Royal Opera, this two-act opera had its origins in the 20-minute opera 'Bird of Night', which was created during ROH2's first opera development project in November 2003 and performed again in January 2005 as part of 'Revival!'.
World premiere: 19 October 2006, The Royal Opera, Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
ROH premiere: 19 October 2006, The Royal Opera
ROH company premiere: 19 October 2006, The Royal Opera, Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Productions
Bird of Night (2006) The Royal Opera (8 performances online)