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Written on Skin - George Benjamin

Information about the opera Written on Skin by George Benjamin, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.

Recommended recordings on CD

Benjamin/Purves/Hannigan (Nimbus Nimbus)


A recording of the first performance at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in 2012.

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, conducted by George Benjamin, 2012.

Cast: Christopher Purves (The Protector), Barbara Hannigan (Agnès).

Nimbus Nimbus

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Recommended recordings on DVD

Benjamin/Purves/Hannigan (Opus Arte OA 1125 D)

OA 1125 D

George Benjamin's opera Written on Skin.

OA 1125 D

Recorded at Covent Garden in 2013.

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conducted by George Benjamin, 2013.

Cast: Christopher Purves (The Protector), Barbara Hannigan (Agnès).

Opus Arte OA 1125 D

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