Small tales, tall tales: a Grimm sequence

Hesketh, K. (2009) Small tales, tall tales: a Grimm sequence. [Composition]


Chamber opera after stories by the Brothers Grimm, duration 20 minutes. For soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone and chamber ensemble. I Kleine Ouvertüre - II The story of Schlauraffenland - III The ungrateful Son - IV Knöst and HisThree Sons - V The Singing Bone - VI Beneath Stairs - VII The Golden Key - VIII Envoi (Abschied). The original work (completed 2006) was premiered in London on June 14 2006 by the Opera Group Ensemble. The revised version (completed 2009) was first performed by Ensemble 10/10 on 7 May 2009 in Liverpool.

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