Written on Skin wins South Bank Sky Arts Award 2014
George Benjamin and Martin Crimp's opera hailed as a 'standout opera of recent decades'.
27 January 2014 at 2.38pm | Comment on this article
Allan Clayton as John, Bejun Mehta as Boy and Victoria Simmonds as Marie in Written on Skin © 2012 ROH/Stephen Cummiskey
The opera, which had its UK premiere at Covent Garden in March 2013, was a hit with audiences and critics alike. It was hailed by the New York Times as a ‘standout opera of recent decades‘ and in the Telegraph one of the best operas of 2013.
The South Bank Sky Arts Awards will be broadcast on Sky Arts 1 on Thursday 30 January 2014 at 9.30pm.