• 2222/4221/timp.3perc/hp.cel/str
  • SATB chorus
  • S, Mz, 4T, 2Bar, B-Bar, 2B; 2 non-singing roles (including 10-year old girl)
  • 2 hr
  • Libretto by Norman Rosten.
  • English

Programme Note

A group of refugees, displaced by war and political upheavals and haunted by memories of the past, hope to find a better life in another country. But they soon realise that even if given the chance to leave the camp, life outside would be no better.