Set amidst a maelstrom of deception, secrecy, betrayal, violence and apparent hopelessness, Anya17 is a unique contemporary opera that exposes the desperate plight of sex trafficking victims in the UK, Europe and worldwide.
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Welcome to Anya17 - a unique contemporary opera
Anya17 is a new opera created by the team that brought you the lauded Eternal Voices, composed by 'British Composer Award' Winner Adam Gorb with libretto written by Ben Kaye and directed by the award winning director of Slave – A Question of Freedom, Caroline Clegg.
This challenging and highly relevant work aims to expose the desperate plight of sex trafficking victims in the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Follow the progress of this unique one-of-a-kind project as it progressed from Libretto to Score, through auditions and rehearsals, to its premiere on 7th March 2012 in Liverpool UK with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Ensemble 10/10, to its first performance outside the UK on 17th October 2013 in Romania on the eve of International Anti-Slavery Day at the National Opera of
Timişoara, with a mixed UK and Romanian cast. Plus look out for more performances worldwide including Germany and USA for 2013 and 2014.
Anya17 won 'Best stage or film production dealing with human trafficking' at the Anti-Slavery Day Media Awards 2012