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1949-1951 - Scoring John So 1949-1951 - Scoring John Socman HOT



1949-1951 - George Lloyd - The Festival of Britain

Scoring John Socman


Within a few months of his return to England, George was elevated to the highest ranks of opera in England. Along with Ralph Vaughan Williams and Benjamin Britten, Lloyd and his father were commissioned to write an opera for the Festival of Britain. It took two years to write, and his opera was the only one of the three to be delivered on time, but the chaotic production caused another breakdown.