Bang! (Rutter)

Bang! is an opera for young people by John Rutter to an English libretto by David Richard Grant. It was first performed in 1975.

It was premiered at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon by boys from the Trinity School of John Whitgift.


The story is based on The Gunpowder Plot. The Catholics were persecuted terribly by James I, so they plotted to blow up the British Houses of Parliament. The story is narrated by the elusive Father Garnet, leader of the Jesuits.

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