Benjamin Britten Noye's Fludde
Performed in the Cathedral of the Madeleine -- 331 South Temple, Salt Lake City
Written at the height of his career, British composer Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde is a creative and engaging one-act opera meant for a large cast of children combining the efforts of professional and young artists. First performed on June 18, 1958, the work is a colorful pageant where children play all of the animal roles, parading two-by-two into the ark. Regarded as Britten's most lovable work, the opera is based on one of the famous medieval Chester mystery plays, dating back to the15th century. With its familiar story, interesting costumes, gossips, raven, dove and multiple parts of musical participation at different levels, including the audience, this work has something for everyone.
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