• 3(pic)3(ca)3(bcl)2(cbn)/4331/timp.4perc/str/tp
  • Chorus
  • 2S, Mz, A, T, 2B-Bar
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • Libretto by the composer after Saul Bellow’s novel “Henderson the Rain King.”
  • English

Programme Note

American millionaire Gene Henderson has come to Africa to find the ‘way to live’. In an effort to rid an African tribe of the frogs that are destroying its water supply, Henderson unwittingly destroys the water as well as the frogs. Throughout he recalls his second wife, Lily.


Lily: Lily: Flutings


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