CROSSING THE SEA is a one woman opera composed by Deirdre Gribbin. Lou Stein’s production uses dance, film and Chinese Tang poetry to tell the story of a passionate woman whose lover is lost to war.

Part of China Now, the UK’s largest ever festival of Chinese Culture.
Commissioned by Wilton’s Music Hall.

Mezzo Soprano:  Alison Wells
String Quartet: The Smith Quartet
Choreographers and dancers: Amy Bell and Valentina Golfieri
Film: Hazuan Hashim and Phil Maxwell
Lighting: Tina MacHugh
Director: Lou Stein


Wilton’s Music Hall, London 3, 4, and 5 July 2008

Photo: Lou Stein Associates.