Full title: ‘Open Port: We Turned On the Light’.  Composers: Orlando Gough and Jeremy Avis. Lyricists: Caryl Churchill and Tamsin Collson.  Commissoned as a mass choral event to mark the close of Stavanger’s year as European City of Culture.

An original choral work for 40 local Norwegian choirs, 3 National Norwegian Choirs, The Shout, a brass band, a group of Norwegian lurs (wooden trumpets) and a helicopter.  Incorporated a reorchestrated version of global warming anthem: ’We Turned On the Light’ by Orlando Gough and playwright Caryl Churchill (commissioned for BBC Proms 2006).

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