Joby Talbot's Everest

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Everest

The UK premiere of Joby Talbot’s Everest: a spectacular drama of life, death and the human spirit on the roof of the world.

May 1996, and as their plans disintegrate and a blizzard closes in, four climbers confront the summit of Mount Everest – and a life-or-death choice. Based on a true story, Talbot’s opera has a contemporary setting, but an eternal theme: the limits of human courage, and the unbreakable power of nature.

‘Gripping, edge of your seat story-telling’ wrote one US critic after its premiere in 2015. ‘If you want to see where opera is headed in the 21st-century, don't miss this production.’ We’ll second that – and we think you will too.

End-time to be announced nearer the event.

£10

*Excludes £3 booking fee

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