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In Parenthesis: The Making of the Opera

Documentary following the rehearsals for a new opera based on David Jones's World War One poem, In Parenthesis.

On the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme and their own 70th anniversary, Welsh National Opera have commissioned a new opera based on David Jones's classic account of the Somme offensive, "In Parenthesis".

This film follows the rehearsals as internationally acclaimed opera director David Pountney plans how to bring to the stage this exciting new commission from Iain Bell, rising star of the contemporary music scene.

29 minutes

Last on

Sat 9 Jul 2016 22:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Nigel Wattis
Producer Nigel Wattis

Broadcast

  • Sat 9 Jul 2016 22:00

In Parenthesis - the opera

In Parenthesis - the opera

Watch Iain Bell's adaptation of the epic war poem by David Jones.