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The Knife of Dawn

Hannah Kendall The Knife of Dawn, an opera based on the life of the Guyanese poet and political activist Martin Carter, is being premiered a the Roundhouse on 6 October 2016. With music by Hannah Kendall, and libretto by Tessa McWatt, the opera features American baritone Eric Greene with Juice Vocals as the chorus and an ensemble of harp, violin, viola and cello. The performance will be conducted by Rebecca Miller with John Walton directing.
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