• Jonathan Dove
  • Flight (1998)
    (Version for Chamber Orchestra (19–30 Players))

  • Peters Edition Limited (World)
  • 2S,3Mz,Ct,T,2Bar,B + 1(pic).1(ca,obda).1(bcl).1(cbn)/0+2f-hn.0+2bb-tpt.0+btbn.0/timp.2perc/pf(cel).hp/2vn.va.vc.db(+lowc)
  • Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Countertenor, Tenor, Baritone, Baritone, Bass
  • 2 hr 15 min
  • April de Angelis
  • English

Programme Note

Jonathan Dove’s opera Flight was arranged for 19 players by the composer. Flight has had many different productions to date across the world and tells the story of a refugee who lives in an airport – inspired by the true-life story of an Iranian refugee who lived at Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, for 18 years – as dramas unfold around characters who find themselves delayed in the terminal.

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