Britten

The Burning Fiery Furnace

Part of the Lammermuir Festival 

Scottish Opera makes its debut at the award-winning Lammermuir Festival with a semi-staged performance of Britten’s Burning Fiery Furnace. Presented in the beautiful mediaeval church of St Mary in Haddington, this colourful and exotic Church Parable uses soloists, chorus and instrumentalists to tell a timeless biblical story with huge emotional force and a touch of dark humour.

Running time approx. 1 hr 10 mins 

Sung in English 

Cast & Creative Team

Nebuchadnezzar
Ben Johnson

Abbot
David Stout

Misael
William Morgan

Ananias
Benedict Nelson

Azarias
Lancelot Nomura

Herald/Leader of the Courtiers
Douglas Nairne

Conductor
Derek Clark

Director
Jenny Ogilvie

Lammermuir Festival, St Mary’s Parish Church, Haddington
21 Sep 2018, 8pm