A commemoration of the centenary of the 1917 Russian Revolution in words and music incorporating eyewitness accounts of that turbulent time, including the writings of Arthur Ransome, with songs by Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky and others.

With soprano Ilona Dominch, chosen by Opera Now 2014 as Top 10 high flyers, “new generation of sopranos who are destined to have impressive careers”, she was selected as the Artist of the Month in Opera 2015 and was a Telegraph’s choice of best British-based talent December 2016, bass-baritone Paul Whelan, winner of the prestigious Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize in 1993, who has sung roles from Claggart to Wotan in opera houses world-wide,

Speaker Gabriel Woolf is best known for his portrayal of Sir Percival in the 1953 film Knights of the Round Table, and Sutekh in the 1975 Doctor Who serial Pyramids of Mars, and Nigel Foster (piano).