Five Verses on Six Sacks of Earth

Performance with musicians, vocalists and sound-emitting sculptures

collaboration with Nastassja Simensky


Five Verses on Six Sacks of Earth is a micro-opera in five parts made in response to 17th Century material culture and an archaeological dig at Malkin Tower Farm, Pendle in 2018.

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Composer - Rebecca Lee
Libretto - Rebecca Lee and Nastassja Simensky
Bassoon - Bobby Cotterill
Trombone - Sophie Cooper
Viol- Rebecca Lee
Singer - Sarah Yaseed
Singer - Alison Cooper
Singer - Bernie Velvick
Singer - Rebecca Atherton
Singer - Kelly Jane Jones
Technician - Jim Brouwer
Set and prop design - Nastassja Simensky
Costume Design - Nastassja Simensky and Sophia Simensky