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.

click here for Alley at SOUNZ