• John Joubert
  • The Quarry (1964)

  • Novello & Co Ltd (World)

Commissioned by Middlesex County Council

Opera in one act for young players

  • 111(bcl)11000timp.percpfstr(
  • SATB
  • 5 singing parts, 5 speaking parts
  • 1 hr
  • John Joubert
  • David Holbrook
  • English

Programme Note


The action takes place on the edge of an old quarry on John Blunt’s land, Marsh Farm, in a lonely spot, but not far from the road. The play begins just before Christmas and ends in
early summer.