for flute, (pic), oboe (ca), clarinet (asx), bassoon, horn, trumpet, timpani, three percussion, synthesizer, string quartet, double-bass, various child intrumentalists as onstage band and children's choir (over eight years old) including solo rolesTexts:
A conventional opera in two acts with no adult roles, the English libretto is by Adam Thorpe. The orchestra accompaniment is for professional musicians. Commissioned by the W. 11. Children's Opera, London.