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8 Songs for a Mad King | Shadwell Opera
Sep
8
7:30 PM19:30

8 Songs for a Mad King | Shadwell Opera

The King is mad. A madman who thinks he is a King. He screams against his fate. He teaches the birds that circle his palace cell to sing.

Long established as one of the most celebrated and shocking pieces of British music theatre ever written, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ 8 Songs for a Mad King is an extravagant, disturbing and poignant portrayal of madness.

Through this compelling retelling, Shadwell Opera bring their vision to this visceral monodrama that delves deep into the torrid anxiety of our contemporary society.

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8 Songs for a Mad King | Shadwell Opera
Sep
7
7:30 PM19:30

8 Songs for a Mad King | Shadwell Opera

The King is mad. A madman who thinks he is a King. He screams against his fate. He teaches the birds that circle his palace cell to sing.

Long established as one of the most celebrated and shocking pieces of British music theatre ever written, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ 8 Songs for a Mad King is an extravagant, disturbing and poignant portrayal of madness.

Through this compelling retelling, Shadwell Opera bring their vision to this visceral monodrama that delves deep into the torrid anxiety of our contemporary society.

View Event →