In January 2020, the creative team behind the RPS award-winning chamber opera Cave (2017) by Tansy Davies & Nick Drake gathered at Spirtland Royal Festival Hall to look back at the journey of the production from conception to realisation, with discussions around its connections to grief and climate change. Listen to this live discussion with host Zoë Martlew and a panel including composer Tansy Davies, librettist Nick Drake, director Lucy Bailey, singers Mark Padmore and Elaine Mitchener, London Sinfonietta CEO & Artistic Director Andrew Burke, shamanic practitioner Neil Brocklehurst and Alison Tickell from Julie's Bicycle, a charity that supports the creative community to act on climate change and environmental sustainability.
Cave (2017) was co-commissioned by the London Sinfonietta and The Royal Opera. Produced by the London Sinfonietta. Streaming by agreement with Faber Music Ltd. Supported by the Britten-Pears Foundation, The London Community Foundation, Cockayne – Grants for the Arts and a generous group of individual donors.
Lullaby from Cave by Tansy Davies and Nick Drake used by arrangement with Faber Music Ltd.
Performance materials for all music available from Faber Music.
Introduction music Kinesphere by Samantha Fernando used by arrangement with the composer. Available on NMC Recordings
Published: 16 Jan 2020