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Ed Hughes: When the Flame Dies

msv 77203 (2 discs)

DDD + PAL/NTSC DVD10 Universal play (Region 0)
stereo (CD), stereo/5.1 (DVD)

Playing time: 57'24" (CD) / 58'21" (DVD)
Tracks/Chapters: 16 + 16
Booklet pages: 24
© 2013 Ed Hughes / Divine Art Ltd
Received: 21 October 2013

Listen: Ed Hughes: If only (When the Flame Dies) (CD track 3, 0:00-0:59)

Edward Grint, baritone (Poet)
Lucy Williams, mezzo-soprano (Princess Death)
Julian Podger, tenor (Orpheus)
Emily Phillips, soprano (Eurydice)
Andrew Radley, counter-tenor (Raymond)

New Music Players:
Rowland Sutherland, flute
Fiona Cross, clarinet
Edward Maxwell, trumpet
Richard Steggall, horn
Owen Gunnell, percussion
Federica Mossone, harp
Susanne Stanzeleit, violin
Adam Summerhayes, violin
Bridget Carey, viola
Andrew Fuller, cello
Lucy Shaw, double bass
Richard Casey, piano

Carlos del Cueto, conductor

Ed Hughes: When the Flame Dies
Opera in one act, with libretto by Roger Morris

1 Can't write
2 My love is dead
3 If only
4 Before you pull the trigger
5 Eternal Orpheus
6 Interlude 1 (electronic)
7 I am Orpheus
8 I am forever the singer
9 You wanted her dead!
10 Interlude 2 (instrumental)
11 Our perfect hours
12 Aren't you going to answer it?
13 There are no memories
14 The rising of the sap
15 Killer in the poet's mask
16 The candle is burnt out

DVD extra:
'The Symptoms of his madness were as follows:' - a film by Sheryl Jenkins

Recorded live at a performance on 17 October 2012 at Augustine Hall, Canterbury Christchurch University, UK


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