See the Royal Opera House’s Write an Opera scheme in practice Watch and enjoy the world premiere of ‘Seeds of Change’, a short opera composed, rehearsed and performed in one week as part of the Royal Opera House’s ‘Write an Opera’ course.
The plot sees big drama in a small village. The regular winner of the annual vegetable competition is artichoke-growing Lady Dee. She is outraged to see that a newcomer to the area, young Dr Who fan Alan, has entered his own artichoke. A mysterious stranger helps Alan and watches the proceedings. Alan wins the cup but ultimately takes pity on Lady Dee.