Opera Scotland

Serf The Serf

Music

George Lloyd (born St Ives, Cornwall, 28 June 1913; died London, 3 July 1998).

Text

William Lloyd.

 

Premieres

First Performance: London (Covent Garden), 20 October 1938.

First performance in Scotland: Glasgow (Theatre Royal), 22 November 1938.

 

Background

George Lloyd's second opera was well received at its premiere, and immediately taken on the Covent Garden company's national tour. The outbreak of war prevented further performances, and clearly hindered the development of Lloyd's highly promising career.

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