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Marnie , 2017, Rose Design

A world premiere opera from composer Nico Muhly, with a libretto by Nicholas Wright, Marnie is based on the novel by Winston Graham, by special arrangement with Universal Pictures. A young woman makes her way through life by embezzling from her employers, before she moves on and changes her identity. When her current boss catches her red-handed, he blackmails her into a loveless marriage. Marnie is left with no choice but to confront the hidden trauma from her past.
It was directed by Tony Award-winning Michael Mayer in his UK opera debut, and conducted by ENO Music Director Martyn Brabbins.