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Composer: Harris, John (b. 1970)

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Year of birth1970
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
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Life starts and ends with an apple tree: The Garden at the Edinburgh Fringe

The Garden
A terminally damaged world set in the future, but like the one we live in now was the setting for Zinnie Harris’ 2009 Edinburgh Fringe play. This 35-minute opera condensed the story and gave composer John Harris an opportunity to explore the boundaries between speech and singing.
***11
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Red Note Ensemble: The End of the World (for one night only)

It was the hottest ticket in town. An limited audience of 100 convened for The End of the World (for one night only). The venue which I had mistakenly perceived as a single building turned out to be more of a small village. Summerhall was, from 1916 to 2011, the home of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, known to locals as the Dick Vet.
*****
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