Enoch Arden - Tennyson/ Strauss

Tennyson's quintessential  love story tells the moving tale of Enoch Arden, a fisherman who after an accident has to leaves his wife Annie and three children to go to sea as a merchant sailor.  Shipwrecked on a desert island Enoch Arden remains lost and missing for ten years.On his return, he discovers his wife presumes he is dead and is now happily married to his childhood friend Phillip. Loving his wife too and not wanting to destroy her happiness, Enoch never tells her he has returned.

Set to the beautiful and dramatic piano score by Strauss, the words and music combine to make thrilling  storytelling.

 Below are clips from our concert in Sapporo, Japan 25/12/14