The Eagle has Landed

by Anthony Ritchie, a mini chamber opera, Opus 77

A humorous and quirky mini opera in which Armstrong and Aldrin find they are not the first to step on the moon. Fast moving and thought-provoking, this opera is quite accessible for good performers. Libretto by Stuart Hoar.

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Programme Note

A Chamber Opera in One Act

Commissioned by The Pocket Opera with financial assistance from Creative New Zealand

Based on the first Moon landing, 1969, and Jules Vernes From the Earth to the Moon


Duration: 15 minutes approximately