The Marigold That Goes To Bed With The Sun
English National Opera Youth Company


Challenged to create a piece in response to Ryan Wigglesworth’s new opera The Winter’s Tale!

Working with 60 young people and a team of professional artists over a series of introductory workshops in schools and youth organisations, and three intensive days in February 2017.

Pivotal moments in Act 1 inspired the group to place Leontes on trial and explore themes in the opera that resonated for them, creating text and songs that considered whether we should always believe the news and how we can make our voices heard when we want to speak out against those who govern us.