year: 1997 instrumentation: orchestra, chinese instruments, baritone, actor, two chinese folksingers, chinese opera singer
An opera in three acts based on the life of Rewi Alley, a New Zealander who lived in China for sixty years. Produced at the 2000 NZ International Festival of Arts.
See also the article "Other Notes: Jack Body's Alley" by Dugal McKinnon.
And listen to a radio documentary about bringing Alley to the stage here.
for Alley at SOUNZ