Conceived and Directed


A staging of a full-length programme of classical music featuring Benjamin Britten’s Song Cycle setting poems by Artur Rimbaud “Les Illuminations”.

For Soprano, Orchestra and International Circus Ensemble.

Includes Debussy String Quartet, John Adams Shaker Loops, Britten Young Apollo and Reveille.

Aldeburgh International Festival

Snape Maltings

June 2016

Aurora Orchestra

Conductor: Nicholas Collon

Soprano: Sarah Tynan

9 Circus Performers

Photos copyright Mark Allen

© 2020 Struan Leslie

Soprano Sarah Tynan and circus artist Tiago Fonseca

Aldeburgh Festival 2016 Photo: Mark Allen