Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781840029949
Binding: PaperBack

The Lion's Face

Glyn Maxwell

PaperBack (13 May 2010)

Compassionate, heartfelt and witty, The Lion’s Face is a musical tale of love, loss and family bonds. Produced by the award-winning Opera Group, The Lion’s Face explores the issues surrounding dementia. Featuring the beautiful poems of Glyn Maxwell as part of an operatic collaboration with composer Elena Langer.

Written for both children and adults, an earlier version of The Lion's Face won the Audience Prize at the 2009 New Opera Festival in Zurich. Premiered at London's Royal Opera House in 2010.

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ISBN13 9781840029949
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96


"There's a fundamental honesty about the piece and an absence of sentimentality or melodrama which commands respect." –Telegraph

"The Lion's Face…does have a dignified presence of its own, without resorting to sensationalism or preaching." – Guardian