Coram Boy

Composed by Jasper Dommett

Libretto adapted by Fleur Snow

April 2021
Bute Theatre – Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff

A dark, new adaptation of Jamila Gavin’s Coram Boy as a filmed opera with electronics.

Following the Covid-19 guidelines at the time, this production was rehearsed and filmed with socially distanced singers and orchestra.

Composer: Jasper Dommett

Libretto / Director: Fleur Snow

Original Story: Jamila Gavin

Play Text: Helen Edmundson

Conductor: Stefano Boccacci

Set, Lighting and Costumes: Tomás Palmer

Photos courtesy of Kirsten McTernan