English National Opera


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Performance of text Fay Weldon
FW 's ecological opera libretto, A Small Green Space, with music by Ilona Sekacz , was performed in London by the English National Opera .
Newman, Jenny. “’See Me as Sisyphus, But Having A Good Time’: The Fiction of Fay Weldon”. Contemporary British Women Writers: Texts and Strategies, edited by Robert E. Hosmer, Macmillan.
Textual Production Margaret Atwood
Harold Pinter wrote the script for a film with the same title based on the novel, which was released in 1990, directed by Volker Schlöndorff and starring Natasha Richardson , Fay Dunaway , and Robert Duvall
Textual Production Jackie Kay
It later became a song cycle for English National Opera . The musical score (for mezzo soprano and sixteen players) by Mark-Anthony Turnage was published in 1997.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Textual Production Doris Lessing
She included with this an Afterword. In 1988 she adapted the novel as a three-act opera libretto for the English National Opera , to music by Philip Glass .
Maslen, Elizabeth. Doris Lessing. Northcote House.
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Textual Production Marina Warner
The opera The Queen Of Sheba's Legs, with a libretto by MW and music by Julian Grant , was performed as part of the English National OperaBaylis Programme.
Moseley, Merritt, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 194. Gale Research.
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1974: The English National Opera was created: the...

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The English National Opera was created: the latest, most secure incarnation of the Vic-Wells Opera , a company founded by Lilian Baylis in 1931, which moved from Sadler's Wells Theatre to the London Coliseum in 1968.


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