NEWS: The Royal Opera Announces New Opera by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp

The Royal Opera has announced that it will be co-commissioning and co-producing a new opera with Dutch National Opera , Hamburg State Opera, Opéra de Lyon , Lyric Opera of Chicago, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona  and Teatro Real, Madrid – written by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp.  Premiering May 2018, Lessons in Love and Violence… Read More

Review Round Up: Written on Skin, Royal Opera House

George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s opera is revived at the Royal Opera House for the first time. Here is what critics have been saying about it:  The Guardian: **** ” Barbara Hannigan, for whom Agnès was written, was spellbinding on opening night.” The Independent: “Musically, the opera sits somewhere between Pelléas and Wozzeck, but that fails… Read More

PREVIEW: Written on Skin, Royal Opera House

Taking to the stage from the 13th January, this is the first revival of George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s opera.  This co-commissioned production with the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam, Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse and The Royal Opera, is the first full-length opera from British composer George Benjamin and British playwright Martin Crimp. Directed by… Read More