• Craig Armstrong
  • The Lady from the Sea (2012)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)

Unavailable for performance.

  • 2.1.1.(bcl) (
  • 2 Baritones, Bass, Mezzo Soprano, 2 Sopranos, 2 Tenors
  • 1 hr 15 min

Programme Note

Ellida, the daughter of a lighthouse-keeper, lives a narrow life with a husband several years her senior. Full of longing for the sea and for a freedom she does not have, she is shaken from her lethargy when the unexpected arrival of a mysterious stranger creates a storm that threatens to submerge the whole family. He offers an escape from the stifling world she inhabits, and Ellida must decide whether to do her duty or answer the call of the sea…