Winner of the 2019 Ivors Composer Awards 'Stage Works' category.
An opera, a musical and theatrical portrait of the African American freedom fighter Harriet Tubman (ca. 1822-1913), who saved countless slaves.
The libretto is based on poetry by Mayra Santos-Febres and a selection of dialogues by Lex Bohlmeijer.
'Harriet' was produced by Muziek Theater Transparant with funds provided by Operadagen, FONCA, Coordinación de Difusión Cultural UNAM,Festival Internacional Cervantino and The Composers’ Fund, a PRS for Music Foundation initiative in association with Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.
The score will be available for sale and the parts for hire after the exclusive series of initial performances.