Saffron Hall & SWCHS’s spectacular new opera
Philip Sunderland conductor
Gareth Prior librettist
Anna Moorhouse director
Hannah Foy director (primary school ensembles)
Hazel Gould associate director
Sue Raven choreographer
Neil Irish designer
Marcus Eustace lighting designer
Justin Allin costume supervisor
With students from Saffron Walden County High School, RA Butler Academy, Newport Primary School, Great Chesterford C of E Primary Academy, St Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Katherine Semar Junior School, St Mary's C of E Primary School and Radwinter C of E Primary School.
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Many stories. One truth. Discover the local legend.
A mysterious knight must save Saffron Walden from a terrible basilisk, but nothing is quite as it seems. Five centuries of local history collide in Saffron Hall and Saffron Walden County High School’s spectacular new opera production performed with young people from eight schools.
A joint production by Saffron Hall and Saffron Walden County High School
With support from Arts Council England and PRS for Music Foundation
CAST A Performances: Wednesday 9 March 7PM and Friday 11 March 7PM
RA Butler Academy
Newport Primary School
Great Chesterford C of E Primary School
CAST B Performances: Thursday 10 March 7PM and Saturday 12 March 3PM
St Thomas More Catholic Primary School
Katherine Semar Junior School
St Mary’s C of E Primary School
Radwinter C of E Primary School
Saffron Walden County High School students are performing in all performances.