This website is dedicated with love and gratitude to
Oliver Knussen and Maurice Sendak.

In Oliver Knussen’s 60th birthday year this new multimedia performance  brings to life the beloved and iconic illustrations by Maurice Sendak, mixing live performance with interactive projection.

Directed, designed and with video design by Netia Jones, accompanied by the Britten Sinfonia conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth, the cast includes Claire Booth, Susan Bickley, Graeme Danby, Christopher Lemmings, Graeme Broadbent, Lucy Schaufer, Jonathan Gunthorpe and Susannah Andersson.

Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh Festival
8th June 2012 7.30pm
10th June 2012 2.30pm

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
11 October 2012 8.00pm
12 October 2012 8.00pm

13 October 2012 8.00pm
14 October 2012 2.00pm

Barbican, London
3 November 2012 2.00pm & 7.00pm


To Maurice.

With love, and thanks, to Maurice Sendak. This performance would not have been possible without his support, generosity and collaboration.

Netia Jones