On 8 August 2019 the opera The Cricket recovers by Richard Ayres (music) and Rozalie Hirs (libretto), based on the novella De genezing van de krekel by Toon Tellegen, recieves its US premiere at Tanglewood. The work will be performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Thomas Adès (conductor).

Emily Helenbrook – Vole, Sun
Robin Steitz – Cricket
Kameryn Lueng – Squirrel
Chloë Schaaf – Ant, Owl
Eric Finbarr Carey – Sparrow
Walter Aldrich – Gallworm, Falling
Nathaniel Sullivan – Elephant

Read the review by Andrew Clements, The Guardian, of the Aldeburgh premiere in 2005 here.

Date: 2019-08-08
Time: 20:00 EST
Location: Tanglewood Music Center (Seiji Ozawa Hall), Tanglewood, United States
Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music