Audio extract: Hiro Reflects

In a final audio extract from Tokaido Road, the elderly painter, Hiroshige  reflects, to a ghostly backdrop of harmonics, on the journey he took along the Road all those years ago; how he mourned his lover, the black-haired Kikuyo, and the bleakness of Kanbara.

photo 10In this extract, Hiro is played by Jeremy Huw Williams.

The London premiere of the opera is on Wednesday 25 February at the Barbican’s Milton Court Theatre: details here.

Photo: © Greg Trezise

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