British Youth Opera: Owen Wingrave
By Benjamin Britten.
Libretto by Myfanwy Piper, after a short story by Henry James.
The Wingrave family believe Owen’s duty is to become a soldier, just like his forebears. Owen thinks otherwise and decides to resist this social pressure, with consequences that are tragic for both himself and his family.
Pre-show talk 6 & 9 Sep at 6.15pm, in the auditorium. Free to same performance ticket holders.