The graves belong to the Dead, who once invaded the land in which they lie.
The Gardeners, a new chamber opera by composer Robert Hugill and librettist Joanna Wyld was premiered on Tuesday 18 June 2019, at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL, conducted by William Vann.
'Quite a feat! ... It lingers in the memory' - Classical Source
'Hugill's music has a moving serenity and stillness' - Opera Today
'A beautiful piece, beautifully performed' - Seen and Heard International
The Gardeners will receive a second performance on Monday 9 September 2019, at The Garden Museum, Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7LB
Tickets, price £25, include a glass of wine served in the Garden Museum’s lovely garden. Tickets available from Ticket Tailor:
Many thanks to everyone who supported our Crowd Funding, and particularly to:
Supporters: Alison Cross, Patrick Hughes, Patrons: John Anderson, Mary Hughes
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