A Richard Barnard / Operasonic Production
Dewi stumbles into a Hidden Valley and falls in love with Ariene, a river princess whose father is not to be messed with! This is a magical world of talking beetles, scheming crows and a search for love against the odds.
The cast and live band includes some of the UK’s finest singers and musicians including Juice Vocal Ensemble and soprano Laura Pooley.
Recommended for age 8+ Running Time: 75 mins
Performances took place at St George’s Bristol on 29th & 30th June and 1st July 2016
Hidden Valley workshops took place in schools across Bristol in April & May 2016 and pupils created collages of valley landscapes which you can also find in our media archive.
“The Hidden Valley will enchant all ages. Creative, inventive and beautiful… An absolute treat!” – Charlotte Valori of Bachtrack
“They held us spellbound” – The Telegraph on Juice Vocal Ensemble
Words | Alan Harris
Music | Richard Barnard
Direction | Rhian Hutchings
Design | Rebecca Wood
Lighting Design | Ace McCarron
Valleys Chorus | Juice Vocal Ensemble
Ariene | Laura Pooley
Dewi | Aled Powys Williams
Modred | Piotr Lempa
Crow | Matt R J Ward
Beetles / Tenor & Bass | Rhys Bowden & Ashley Mercer