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Judith Weir has written music for the Boston Symphony and BBC Symphony orchestras and has been the resident composer with the City of Birmingham symphony orchestra.
Judith Weir Operas:
The Black Spider (6 March 1985, Canterbury)
The Consolations of Scholarship (5 May 1985, Durham)
A Night at the Chinese Opera (8 July 1987, Cheltenham)
The Vanishing Bridegroom (1990, Glasgow)
Blond Eckbert (20 April 1994, London)
Armida (2005, television broadcast for Channel Four in the United Kingdom)
Miss Fortune (Achterbahn) (21 July 2011, Bregenzer Festspiele, in a co-production with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, London; English language with German surtitles)
Judith Weir videos
Judith Weir - Stars, Night, Music and Light
(BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek (conductor))
Judith Weir: Airs from Another Planet (1986)
Ingrid Culliford, flute
Melinda Maxwell, oboe
David Rix, clarinet
Dominic Morgan, bassoon
Alison Taylor, horn
Dominic Saunders, piano
Ensemble diretto da Odaline de la Martinez.