Nomination by the British Academy of Composers for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Prize: Other distinctions


Coleridge’s epic poem was the starting point for a collaboration between writer Gerda Stevenson and composer Dee Isaacs who together made an opera – a retelling for our times reflecting on the current refugee crisis. The promenade performance involved 60 primary school children from an area of deprivation within the City of Edinburgh, 25 music students, 2 musicians from West Africa and professional creative and production teams.
Degree of recognitionInternational