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Published on Nov 7, 2013
Ted Hughes's magical stories are transformed into a captivating new Royal Opera commission by Julian Philips and Edward Kemp. Find out more at http://www.roh.org.uk/whale
Have you ever wondered why whales are so huge? Why foxes are crafty or why polar bears have white coats? The answers to all these questions and more are found in this enchanting family opera by composer Julian Philips and librettist Edward Kemp, based on Ted Hughes's well-loved story collection The Dreamfighter and Other Creation Tales.