Herakles Musical Drama

Rehearsals for Herakles, the new musical drama by Tim Benjamin for Todmorden Choral Society are now under way. The first rehearsal on Wednesday 4th January introduced the work to Todmorden Choral Society through short talks by Emma Stafford and Tim Benjamin, both of which were very well received. Emma Stafford’s talk on the origins and…
Associated with the project is a new Hercules-themed musical drama, Herakles, to be premiered by Todmorden Choral Society, West Yorkshire, from the composer Tim Benjamin. The work is currently in the final stages of development and has taken Dio Chrysostom’s  version of the “Choice of Hercules”, with the choice between Kingship and Tyranny, as it’s starting point. Herakles…