JACK THE RIPPER:

THE WOMEN OF

WHITECHAPEL 

2019

An opera in two acts for orchestra, chorus & soloists.

110'

Libretto by Emma Jenkins

Commissioned by English National Opera and Opera North

First Performance 29th March 2019

dir. Daniel Kramer

cond. Martyn Brabbins

"Bell writes so fluently and lyrically for the voice and has a fine ear for orchestral sonorities."​ - The Telegraph                                                              

2019 CAST

Mary Kelly // Natalya Romaniw   

Maud // Josephine Barstow

Polly Nichols // Janis Kelly

Annie Chapman // Marie McLaughlin

Liz Stride // Susan Bullock

Catherine Eddowes // Lesley Garrett

Squibby // Alex Otterburn

The Pathologist // Alan Opie

The Commissioner // Robert Hayward

The Photographer // James Cleverton

The Writer // William Morgan

The Sergeant // Nicky Spence

REVIVAL CAST

Elin Pritchard    

Josephine Barstow

Miranda Bevin

Hazel Croft

Claire Pascoe

Lesley Garrett

Brian James Myer

James Cleverton

Matthew Stiff

Christopher Nairne

James Kryshak

Gavan Ring

Photo © Alastair Muir

"...disarmingly sweet and lyrical"-  The Times

"An important addition to the operatic repertoire." -  Classical Source