libretti

Now That Heaven and Earth and the Wind are Silent (2017)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, commissioned by Spitalfields Music Festival)

between the war and you (2017)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, commissioned by Spitalfields Music Festival)

equal parts star and dark (2016)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, commissioned by ListenPony)

our thoughts make spirals in their world (2016)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, private commission)


through the bleak midwinter (2015)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, commissioned by Karolaoke)

audrey: a choral ekphrasis (2015)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, commissioned by National Portrait Gallery)

if only (2015)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, commissioned by Bristol Proms)

tanka (2015)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, commissioned by Hermes Experiment)

violence – silence – voice (2015)
(text for music by Josephine Stephenson, commisioned by ListenPony)


On False Perspective (2014)
(libretto for the opera by Josephine Stephenson, first performance 25th May 2014)