July 4, 2001 | English National Opera
A Better Place
Composer:Martin Butler
Librettist:Cindy Oswin
Synopsis
A dark story of shifting values and displaced persons, the story centers around London's docklands; Suzanne, a successful business woman in search of herself; and the two refugee teenagers she has adopted who face uncertain futures. Suzanne's husband is abroad and incommunicado, and a ghost, former inhabitant of her chic, converted apartment, has his own story to tell.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:00

Musical Style
Chamber Opera

Vocal & Musical Forces
4 principal roles (Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Baritone)

Original Cast
Mark Le Brocq (Siward); Christine Rice (Suzanne); Gail Pearson (Karen); Roderick Williams (Michel)


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