Iphigenia In Crimea

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20170423

To mark Tony Harrison's 80th birthday, a world premiere of his new verse drama, after Euripides.

Sebastapol, 1854, the Crimean War. A Classics-loving Lieutenant persuades a company of British soldiers to stage an all-male production of Iphigenia in Tauris. Starring Blake Ritson as Iphigenia and Robert Emms as Orestes.

Music performed by Peter Ringrose (trumpet), Detta Danford (flute), Howard McGill (clarinet), Jon Banks (accordion) and Matt Sharp (cello).

Music composed and directed by Jon Nicholls.