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Cantata premiere at the Barbican Centre

  • Barbican Centre Silk Street London, England United Kingdom (map)

Celebrating the bi-centenary of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s birth, Britten Sinfonia and Independent Opera join forces under conductor Natalie Murray-Beale to present the first public performance of Joby’s new cantata, A Sheen of Dew on Flowers. Setting some of the most beautiful love poetry from across the ages including works by Tennyson, Shelley, John Donne and Izumi Shikibu this new work will celebrate one of the greatest and enduring marriages in history.