Judith Weir: The Sleeping-Mat Ballad

View contemporary composer Judith Weir’s video for The Sleeping-Mat Ballad, a song about the 2014 Hong Kong ‘umbrella revolution’ The ingenious contemporary composer Judith Weir once wrote an epic opera about the 11th century Norwegian army, which lasts ten minutes (possibly the shortest opera ever). She heard that the 2014 Hong Kong protesters – fighting … Continue reading Judith Weir: The Sleeping-Mat Ballad