The Burning Boy

A Miracle Play for Music Theatre (Opera in One Act)

Stephen McNeff / Charles Causley
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The Burning Boy is a 70-minute miracle play for music theatre by Stephen McNeff with a libretto by Charles Causley. Commissioned by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, it was first performed at Launceston Town Hall, Cornwall, on 10 November 2017 and at the Guildhall, St Ives, Cornwall, on 11 November 2017 by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s contemporary ensemble, Kokoro, conducted by Mark Forkgen. The stage director was Richard Williams. The opera was performed in association with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance as part of the BSO’s Side by Side initiative. The commission was made possible with the financial support from the PRSF for Music Foundation and the Hinrichsen Foundation.

This score (EP 73133) is available as part of the Peters Contemporary Library. The vocal score (EP 73133a) can be purchased separately and the performance material is available for hire.

Additional Information

Item Number: EP73133
Format: Sheet Music
Number of Pages: 232
Duration: 80 Mins
Publication Date: 13/10/2021
Barcode: 9790577016528
ISMN: 9790577016528
Format: 232 x 303 mm
Instrumentation: 4S.T.Bar.B Soli–SA Chorus–1(=Picc).1(=B-cl).0.0––Hp–Perc–
Language: English

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